Citi Microenterprise Development for Rural Farmers Initiative (CMDRFI)

  • Funder: Citibank
  • Location: Kano
  • Communities: Gabasawa,
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Impact:
    ⋅ $125,000 grant to be utilized for empowering farmers in the next stage
    ⋅ 225 farmers empowered
    ⋅ 335 farmers trained

Citi Microenterprise Development for Rural Farmers Initiative (CMDRFI) is a financially inclusive program targeted at increasing the income of small holder farmers in rural areas by facilitating access to financial management training, access to agricultural inputs and access to markets. Funded by the Citi Foundation and implemented by GBF. 30% of these beneficiaries are women.