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Total loan: $350

Hadiza

Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to provide a harvest advance loan, which is equal to the price of maize at harvest.


Hadiza's story

Hadiza is married and lives with her family in a remote village in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna. She is a hardworking maize farmer who works on her farm every day.

This harvest season, Hadiza will receive a cash advance, known as a harvest advance loan, which is equal to the price of maize at harvest, that allows her to meet the costs of pressing needs such as paying school fees. Furthermore, Hadiza will get crucial harvest support including renting a threshing machine, which will eliminate the common practice of using family labor. This will save her and her family 30 hours of manual labour per 100-kg bag of maize, allowing more time for her children to study. Babban Gona will also support Hadiza by storing the harvested maize to sell later in the year.

Hadiza does not have to forfeit earning a profit by selling her maize at low harvest prices. With her loan, Hadiza will be able to pay her children's tuition for a higher quality education in order to secure a high-paying jobs in the future.