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Aug 3, 2016 5:33 PM ET

Archived: Mali – Mougnoussin Group: A loan of $1,900 helps a member to treat her livestock for diseases.

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 3, 2016

Mougnoussin Group

DIORA, Mali / Livestock
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Mougnoussin Group’s story

Mougnoussin is a member of the group MOUGNOUSSIN. She is 41 years old, a Malian national, married, and mother of five children, aged 11 to 20, of whom one is in school.

She has turned to RMCR loans in order to have more profit, to expand her business, and to do better covering her children’s expenses. Raising livestock is her main work. In addition, she grows peanuts to support her husband in covering family expenses and paying for her child’s school costs. Her husband is a farmer and also helps her to care for her livestock.

For the future, she intends to be more independent and to request more loans from the microfinance institution, so as to expand her business and also to pay for the medicines for treating her animals.

In this group: Worowé, Hanyo , Sara , Salina , Hangnéni, Ruth, Mougnoussin, Fatoumata, Fomawé, Anouzo
*not pictured 

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey View original language description 

This loan is special because:

It empowers farmers and entrepreneurs in underserved areas in Mali. 

Nadia Costanzo
Kiva staff 

More about this loan

This loan is part of RMCR’s community bank loan program. Borrowers are organized into groups of 10-35 members, are mutually responsible for repayments, and can access voluntary savings services. Group members can use loans for any income-generating activity. Common activities are farming, raising livestock and commerce. Terms and payment frequency can vary according to borrowers’ business cycles. By supporting this loan, you’re helping borrowers access credit and support each other through the loan process.

About Réseau de Micro-institutions de Croissance de Revenus (RMCR):

Réseau de Micro-institutions de Croissance de Revenus (RMCR) is an NGO that provides credit to low-income communities in rural Mali. The organization offers community bank loans, from which borrowers can graduate to solidarity groups, and from there to individual loans. RMCR customizes the loans it offers in order to fit the unique business cycles of livestock, farming, and commerce activities.

A loan of $1,900 helps a member to treat her livestock for diseases.

Contact Information:

Mougnoussin Group

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