Total loan: $325
Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture
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A loan helped to purchase improved inputs to boost crop productivity and grow his farming business.
Nuhu is married and lives with his family in a modest mud house in a small village in Kaduna state. In his community, farming is the primary occupation and, like many industrious smallholders, he dreams of scaling up his farm business. Nuhu is returning to work with Babban Gona this season as he will get access to better-yielding seeds, fertilizers and other essential farm inputs that will boost his yield. Apart from increasing Nuhu’s yield to ensure that his family never goes hungry, this loan will also help him earn up to 3 times in net income from selling his maize. Since he first joined Babban Gona in 2016, his happiest memory was sending his children to school. With lenders’ support to grow his farming business, Nuhu is looking forward to an abundant harvest. Nuhu plans to use the profits from this season’s harvest to pay his children's school fees.