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Total loan: $275

Musa

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Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy additional farmland and obtain higher yields to improve his family's living conditions and continue to send his children to better schools.


Musa's story

Musa lives with his wife and children in a modest mud house in a small village in Kaduna, Nigeria. This is a small community where farming is the primary means of income for most families.

Musa is glad to be a member of Babban Gona, a partner in the fight against poverty. Building on his previous input loan, Musa expects to reap maize of up to double the national average.

As a member, Musa will receive a Harvest Advance loan, providing him with a cash advance. He will use the loan to purchase more farmland to scale his business and further increase his income. Additionally, Babban Gona will support Musa by storing the harvested maize to sell later in the year. Now, he does not have to forfeit making a profit by selling his maize at low harvest prices.

Musa can now generate earnings of up to four times the average Nigerian farmer’s annual income. He also notes that his happiest memory as a Babban Gona farmer has being sending his children to better schools.