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Total loan: $375


Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Education

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A loan helped to pay children's school fees.

Alhaji's story

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

This harvest season, Alhaji will receive a cash advance known as a harvest advance loan which is equal to the price of maize at harvest. This allows him to meet the costs of pressing needs like paying for school fees.

Furthermore, Alhaji will get crucial harvest support by renting a threshing machine to 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 his children more time for studying.

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

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