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Rosemary is 27 years old and married with a child. Her husband sells planks to support the home. For the last four years, Rosemary has been selling drinks and rechargeable phone cards at retail prices. She is a friendly woman who uses her skills to attract more customers to her stall.

Rosemary is a client of Kiva partner, Lift Above Poverty Organization. She is requesting a loan of 100,000 NGN to purchase more rechargeable phone cards to sell. She sends her thanks to all Kiva lenders.

About Lift Above Poverty Organization

Lift above Poverty Organization (LAPO) is committed to improving lives in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa.

Additional Information

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
  • 432
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,290,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 149.9
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Rosemary to purchase more rechargeable phone cards to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 14, 2009
Jan 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2010