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Chikaodile produces and sells cellophane at retail prices to her customers. She also has a machine that she uses to produce popcorn to sell. She lives in Lagos state, Nigeria. Chikaodile is 44 years old and has seven children. Her children are excelling in their school work.

She is a LAPO client. LAPO (Lift Above Poverty Organization) is committed to improving lives in Nigeria. She hopes for a loan of 70,000 NGN to purchase more materials to produce more cellophane to sell. She says thank you 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
  • 426
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,292,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 150.6
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Chikaodile to purchase more materials to produce more cellophane to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2009
Dec 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 26, 2010