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Queen sells fried beef by hawking it within her community in Sapele, Delta State, Nigeria. A hard-working woman, she purchases the beef in the market and then fries it by herself to sell. Queen is 53 years old and married with 6 children. She hopes for the loan amount of N50,000 to purchase more beef to fry and sell. She says thanks to all Kiva lenders

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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
  • 29
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,002,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 151.8
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Queen to purchase more beef to fry and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2009
Oct 14, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 29, 2010