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Yinka is 40 years old and married with 2 children. She has a salon where she styles hair for her customers and she also sells hair extensions within her community in Warri, Delta State. She is requesting the loan amount of N100,000 to purchase more hair extensions. She says thanks to Kiva lenders.

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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
  • 154.0
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Yinka to purchase more hair extensions to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 4, 2009
Sep 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010