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Tina sells provisions, drinks, bread and recharge cards and she has been in the business for the past 4 years. Tina lives in Lagos. She is 29 years old and married with 3 children. Tina is grateful to KIVA lenders for their financials support adding that she will increase her business. Tina hopes for the loan amount of N140, 000 to purchase more provisions and recharge cards to sell. She thanks you.

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Important Information

The Kiva Field Partner in Nigeria who administers this loan is called the Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO). Kiva’s Staff wants to call your attention to the fact that LAPO is the subject of controversy. While all Kiva Field Partners charge an interest rate on loans to sustainably operate, LAPO’s interest rates (see their “Portfolio Yield”) and profitability (see their “Return on Assets”) are amongst the highest on Kiva. Kiva’s Staff encourages you to learn more about this Nigerian Field Partner before making this loan.

About Nigeria

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 7
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,024,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 156.0
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Tina to purchase more provisions and recharge cards to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2009
Aug 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010