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Total loan: $325

Jibrin

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.


Jibrin's story

Jibrin lives in a simple mud house in a small village in Kaduna state. Jibrin is married with one child and grows maize to support his family.

Since joining Babban Gona in 2015, his happiest memory was sending his children to school. 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.

Jibrin believes that by continuing to work with Babban Gona, he will achieve his goal this season to increase his farm size. Apart from increasing Jibrin'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, Jibrin plans to use the profits he earns from his harvest to pay his children's school fees and improve their living conditions. Jibrin looks forward to living in the improved house and to many more bountiful harvests.