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Total loan: $1,100

Hassan

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Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Education

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


Hassan's story

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

This harvest season, Hassan will receive a cash advance, known as a harvest advance loan, which is equal to the price of maize at harvest, that will allow him to meet the costs of pressing needs like paying school fees. Furthermore, Hassan 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 labour per 100kg bag of maize, allowing more time for studying for his children. Babban Gona will also support Hassan by storing the harvested maize to sell later in the year. Now, Hassan does not have to forfeit making a profit by selling his maize at low harvest prices.

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