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Dembagnouma Group
In this Group: Adiaratou , Kadia , Korotoumou , Chata , Diarra , Sali , Assétou
The members of the Dembagnouma group (composed of 6 married women and one unmarried) have an average age of 35 with on average, 2 children. They live in the Kaboila II district of the town of Sikasso.

The women of this group have varied commercial activities but the main one is selling oranges, cooking oil, shoes, and cocoyams.

They work with the micro-finance institution Soro Yiriwaso so as to satisfy the needs of their clientele. They are on their 5th solidarity loan (group loan). All the preceding loans have been correctly reimbursed.

With this loan they intend to buy 10 wagon loads of oranges, 10 dozen shoes, and 20 sacks of cocoyams. They do their buying right in Sikasso, in Bobo (Burkina Faso), and in Bamako (capital of Mali). The products are sold retail and mostly for cash in the market of the town of Sikasso, in the neighborhood and in certain markets in nearby villages, to a clientele composed of women and men.

They each hope to make an average profit of 20,000 F CFA monthly, money that will be used to cover family expenses, investing any remainder in their businesses.

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Les membres du groupe DEMBAGNOUMA (composé de 6 mariées et une célibataire) ont une moyenne d’âge de 35 ans avec en moyenne 2 enfants. Elles résident dans le quartier de kaboila II de la ville de sikasso.
Les femmes de ce groupe exercent des activités commerciales différentes mais la plus dominante est la vente d’orange, d’huile alimentaire, de chaussures et d’igname.
Elles collaborent avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso afin de satisfaire le besoin de leur clientèle. Elles sont à leur cinquième prêt solidaire (prêt de groupe). Tous les prêts précédents ont été correctement remboursés.
Elles comptent acheter avec ce prêt 10 chargements de charrettes en orange, 10 douzaines de chaussures, 20 sacs d’igname.
Elles s’approvisionnent sur place à Sikasso, à Bobo (Burkina Faso) et à Bamako (capitale du Mali).
Les produits sont vendus en détail et la plupart au comptant dans le marché de la ville de Sikasso, dans le quartier et dans certains marchés des villages environnants, à une clientèle composée de femmes et d’hommes.
Elles espèrent réaliser chacune un bénéfice moyen de 20 000 FCFA par mois qui sera utilisé pour subvenir au besoin de la famille et investir le reste dans les activités.

Additional Information

Important Information

Soro Yiriwaso is a microfinance institution that works primarily in rural and semi-urban areas of Mali to provide underprivileged communities with access to financial services.The organization facilitates access for disadvantaged clients, particularly women, to new resources and services, fostering solidarity and cooperation among its clients. Kiva lenders’ funds will enable Soro Yiriwaso to expand its outreach and target even more underserved Malians involved in business and agriculture.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

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  • $1,100
    Average annual income
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