Total loan: $375


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Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase additional farmland.

Gaddafi's story

Gaddafi is a hardworking farmer who has the ambition to expand his land under cultivation and earn higher profits from farming. As a member of Babban Gona, Gaddafi has access to high quality inputs and enhanced farming services which help to increase his yields. Furthermore, through training programs, Gaddafi now practices farming in a more sustainable manner. For example, the agronomy education Gaddafi receives focuses on micro-dosing fertilizers to lessen environmental impact and increase yields. Gaddafi expects to reap 40 bags/hectare of maize from this year's harvest, more than double the national Nigerian average of 18 bags/hectare.

Nonetheless, Gaddafi needs a Harvest Advance loan to purchase additional farmland in order to expand his farming operations. This Harvest Advance loan will provide Gaddafi with the cash equivalent to his value of maize at harvest. Babban Gona will then help Gaddafi to store his maize and sell it at a higher price over the next 6 to 9 months, guaranteeing higher returns.