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Total loan: $375

Yusuf

Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Education

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A loan helped to pay his children's school fees.


Yusuf's story

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

This harvest season, Yusuf will receive a cash advance, known as a harvest advance loan, which is equal to the price of maize at harvest and allows him to meet the costs of pressing needs, like paying school fees. Furthermore, Yusuf will get crucial harvest support, including renting a threshing machine, which will eliminate the common practice of using family labor. This will save him and his family 30 hours of manual labor per 100 kg bag of maize, allowing more time for studying by his children.

Babban Gona will also support Yusuf by storing the harvested maize to sell later in the year. Now, Yusuf does not have to forfeit making a profit by selling his maize at low harvest prices.

With his loan, Yusuf will be able to pay his children's tuition for a higher quality education in order to secure high-paying jobs in the future.