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Total loan: $325

Aliyu

Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy fertilizers and seed in order to get a good harvest and use the profits to secure his family's future.


Aliyu's story

Aliyu lives in a simple mud house in a small village in Kaduna state. Aliyu is married with five children and grows maize to support his family. Since joining Babban Gona in 2016, his happiest memory was sending his children to school.

With this loan, Aliyu will be able to buy fertilizers and seed in order to get a good harvest and use the profits to secure his family's future. Aliyu believes that by continuing to work with Babban Gona, he will achieve his goal this season to double (or increase) last year's yield. Apart from increasing Aliyu's yield to ensure that his family never goes hungry, this loan will also help him earn up to 3 times in net income, compared to the national average, from selling his maize to premium buyers.

At the end of season, Aliyu plans to use the profits he earns from his harvest to pay his children's school fees and enhance their standard of living. Aliyu looks forward to living in an improved house and to many more abundant harvests.