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Total loan: $325

Isah

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.


Isah's story

Isah lives in a simple mud house in a small village in the state of Kaduna. Isah is married with one child and grows maize to support his family. Since joining Babban Gona in 2017, his happiest memory has been building a better house for his family.

With this loan, he 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. Isah believes that by continuing to work with Babban Gona, he will achieve his goal this season to be the best performing farmer in his community. Apart from increasing Isah'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, Isah plans to use the profits he earns from his harvest to purchase additional farmland and improve their living conditions. Isah looks forward to living in the improved house and to many more bountiful harvests.