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Ifeoma is a fashion designer and she also sells tailoring materials to make a living. She is 26 years old and single without children. She makes lovely Nigerian designs for her customers and this is the high season for her business. She hopes for a loan of 150,000 nairas to purchase more tailoring materials to sell. She says thank you to all Kiva lenders.

Ifeoma is a LAPO client. LAPO (Lift Above Poverty Organization) is committed to improving lives in Nigeria and Africa.

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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
  • 391
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,315,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 148.5
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Ifeoma to purchase more tailoring materials to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 13, 2009
Dec 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 26, 2010