Total loan: $300


Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase improved inputs in order to get a good harvest and earn more money.

Abdulmalik's story

Abdulmalik, who is 38 years of age, married, and has four children, lives in a rural town in Kaduna, Nigeria. He lives in a small community where maize farming is the major occupation. Due to the very low income realized from his farming business, it has become difficult for farmers like Abdulmalik to support his family's needs. This is a major challenge common to smallholder farmers regardless of the yield they achieve during harvest.

By working with Babban Gona, this loan will enable Abdulmalik to get access to better-yielding seeds, fertilizers, and other essential farm inputs that will boost his yield. The loan will also help him earn up to 2.8 times the net income, compared to the average Nigerian farmer, from selling his maize to premium buyers. Abdulmalik will be able to continue providing for his family.

At the end of the season, Abdulmalik plans to use the profits he earns from his harvest to purchase additional farmland to expand his maize farming operations.