Total loan: $300

Alhaji Lawal

Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase improved inputs in order to get a good harvest and enhance his living standards.

Alhaji Lawal's story

Alhaji lawal is married and lives in a humble mud house with his wife, children and mother in a small village in Kaduna, Nigeria. Farming is the primary occupation within his community, and like many motivated smallholder farmers, he dreams of expanding his farm business.

Alhaji lawal is seeking a loan to buy high-quality seeds, fertilizers and herbicides for the planting season to enable him double last year’s yield and consequently increase his income. Alhaji lawal plans to use the profits from this season’s harvest to build a better house for his family.

With support from lenders to grow his farming business, Alhaji lawal looks forward to a generous harvest and feels more empowered to expand his maize farming operations thereby becoming a successful farmer.