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Total loan: $375

Ummar

Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Education

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A loan helped to buy books and uniforms for school-going children.


Ummar's story

With only one rainy season per year in northern Nigeria, maintaining healthy and nutritious food supplies year-round or during periods of drought can be challenging for farmers.

Luckily, as a Babban Gona maize farmer, Ummar receives crop insurance and access to high-quality inputs and services, so he does not have to worry about failed crops or poor harvests.

Through this loan, known as a harvest advance loan, Ummar will receive a cash advance equal to the price of his maize that allows him to buy books and uniforms for school-going children while Babban Gona stores his maize to sell in the future at a better price.

With his increased income, Ummar will be able to enjoy a healthier life and also help out other members of his Trust Group and village to build a more productive community.