A loan of $300 helped to buy a semoir.


Bourama's story

Bourama , is a farmer who lives in the village of Bananzole in southern Mali. He is fifty-four years old and married with six children. Konimba grows corn, sorghum and peanuts.
With a loan from Kiva, Bourama would be able to buy a semoir. A semoir is a type of agricultural equipment that plants seed and fertilizer following the modern agricultural method of micro-dosing. By using a semoir to plant his field, Bourama would be able to decrease the amount of time he spends planting his field and would be able to ensure that he follows modern methods, resulting in a larger harvest. With a larger harvest, Bourama would be able to ensure that his family has enough to eat. He also said that if he has a surplus, he would like to help make sure his neighbors have enough to eat.



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