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Total loan: $750

Tukur

Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Education

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A loan helped to pay his children's school fees via Babban Gona's Harvest Advance program.


Tukur's story

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

This harvest season Tukur will receive a cash advance, known as a Harvest Advance loan, which is equal to the price of maize at harvest time. The loan allows him to meet the costs of pressing needs such as paying school fees for his children.

Furthermore, Tukur will get crucial harvest support through a threshing machine, which will eliminate the common practice of using family labor. This will save him and his family thirty hours of manual labor per 100 kg bag of maize, allowing more study time for his children.

Babban Gona will also support Tukur by storing his harvested maize to sell later in the year. In this way he does not have to forfeit making a profit by selling his maize at low harvest prices.

By being able to afford a higher quality education for his children, Tukur will be assisting them in securing high-paying jobs in the future.