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Talatu

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Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy more nutritious foods for her family.


Talatu'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, Talatu receives crop insurance and access to high-quality inputs and services, so she does not have to worry about failed crops or poor harvests.

Through this loan, known as a harvest advance loan, Talatu will receive a cash advance, equal to the price of her maize, that allows her to buy more nutritious foods while Babban Gona stores her maize to sell in the future at a better price.

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