His 1st year in Babban Gona were 3 times higher than the average Nigerian Farmer’s yields, enabling him to make approximately $1,000 from his 1.1 hectare farm net of his Babban Gona loan. Babban Gona in one year catapulted Ibrahim out of poverty, enabling him to earn an income on par with the per capita GDP of Nigeria.
“On my soil of 0.8Ha, the best I have ever gotten was 38bags, and today on that same piece of land I have harvested 48bags”, a content Abdullahi testified. “This to me, I say it is wonderful!”
Babban Gona was a problem solver. I am very grateful that they came. I am looking forward to next season and, if God spares my life, I plan to increase my maize farm holding to three times what it used to be.
Thanks to Babban Gona, there are a lot of smiles in my household. I look forward to the next season, to getting good seeds and fertilizers like last year and seeing my income grow like grass as I continue to do business.
“Babban Gona gave me quality fertilizer and good seeds at an appropriate time without delay”, she recalls. This season, she gained an unprecedented yield and saw her income increase threefold. With a change in her financial situation, Naomi was able to send some of her children to school.
Jibrin has enjoyed the full suite services offered by Babban Gona. He had access to a trained agronomist and extension offices that provided him advice and training on tried-and-tested planting techniques. This support – coupled with the high-quality inputs seeds, fertilizers and herbicides Jibrin received from Babban Gona – helped his farm yield over 5 times the national average.
Our Managing Director Kola Masha was at the latest TEDx Lagos panel speaking on Accelerating the Power of Social Entrepreneurs, with our partners from The Skoll Foundation. The event which held on the 3rd of August...
Babban Gona was a part of the ICTEL Expo 2019 which took place at the Landmark Events Centre, Lagos from the 16th-17th July 2019. The 5th in its series, the theme for this year’s event was “The Fourth...
Hello Everyone! From time to time we will be sharing with you stories about our farmer members. These stories will highlight the role that access to the Babban Gona credit program has played in transforming their...