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Total loan: $325


Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy fertilizers and seeds, in order to get a good harvest and grow his business.

Iliya's story

Iliya lives in a simple mud house in a small village in Kaduna state. Iliya is married with five children and grows maize to support his family. Since joining Babban Gona in 2017, his happiest memory was sending his children to school.

With this loan, he will be able to buy fertilizers and seeds in order to get a good harvest and grow his business. Iliya believes that by continuing to work with Babban Gona, he will achieve his goal this season—to double last year's yield. Apart from increasing Iliya's yield to ensure that his family never goes hungry, this loan will also help his earnings up to 3 times in net income, compared to the national average, from selling his maize to premium buyers.

At the end of season, Iliya plans to use the profits he earns from his harvest to pay for his children's school fees and improve their living conditions. Iliya looks forward to living in the improved house and to many more bountiful harvests.