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Total loan: $325


Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase improved inputs to boost crop productivity and earn more money.

Murtala's story

Murtala lives in a simple mud house in a small village in Kaduna state. Murtala is married with three children and grows maize to support his family. Since joining Babban Gona in 2015, his happiest memory was buying more farmland. With this loan, he will be able to purchase improved inputs to boost crop productivity and earn more money.

Murtala 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 Murtala's yield to ensure that his family never goes hungry, this loan will also help his earn up to three times in net income, compared to the national average, from selling his maize to premium buyers.

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