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Total loan: $100


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Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Personal Use

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A loan helped to buy food and clothing, thereby eliminating pressure to sell corn for low prices at harvest.

Matiyu's story

Matiyu is a maize farmer. Before he became a Babban Gona Farmers Organization member, Matiyu would have had to sell his maize for low prices, soon after harvest, to cater to his immediate cash needs. With this loan and Babban Gona’s support, Matiyu can now store his maize at harvest time and sell it a few months later, for up to 40% higher than the market price at harvest. Like other Babban Gona members, Matiyu is looking to earn a better income to provide more food and clothing for his family and he hopes to make more money for himself and his family.