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Total loan: $475

Joel

Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase improved inputs in order to get a good harvest and enhance living standards.


Joel's story

Joel lives in a simple mud house in a small village in Kaduna state. Joel is married with one child 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, he will be able to purchase improved inputs in order to get a good harvest and enhance living standards.

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