Total loan: $250
Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture
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M. Rifai's story
M. Rifai is a Babban Gona maize farmer from Kinkiba village. He is married with five children and lives in a mud house with his family. He is a meticulous farmer who has invested time and resources in his farm. He hopes his children work twice as hard as him and become doctors. Thanks to his drive, M. Rifai is able to ensure that his family eats three square meals a day. In order, for M. Rifai to keep improving his yield and as a result feed his family, he needs access to high quality inputs, such as fertilizers, herbicides, and improved seeds. As a Babban Gona member, M. Rifai will be provided with a full suite of the best inputs to optimize his farm and increase his his yields up to 3.5 metric tones per hectare, 2.3 times the national average. With increased yields and income of up to 3.5 times the national average, M.Rifai looks forward to using his additional income to pay his children's school fees. M.Rifai is a happy Babban Gona farmer and holds Dahiru as his best memory as a Babban Gona member. He looks forward to a brighter future with Babban Gona as his partner in fighting poverty.