Total loan: $175


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Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Agriculture

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Nasiru's story

Nasiru is a Maize farmer. As a Babban Gona member, Nasiru is excited about the opportunity to finally have access to credit, good markets and a trained agronomist. Like all Babban Gona members, Nasiru can earn up to $2000/ha this season from growing maize, more than three times the average Nigerian farmer’s annual income. The average Babban Gona farmer yields 30 bags/hectare, double the national average of 14. However, Nasiru is ambitious and is aiming to reap more than 30 bags per hectare this season. When asked, Nasiru said “I plan to use the money I make to provide more food for my family and provide my children with good education. "Ultimately, I want my children to have good education and professional jobs.” With this loan, Nasiru is on his way to achieving this dream.