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Imuentiyen sells drinks and groceries at retail prices to her customers. She loves this business because of the one-on-one interaction that she has with her customers. She hopes to be a major drink distributor in the future.

Imuentiyen needs a loan of NGN 70,000 to purchase more drinks and groceries to sell. She hopes to experience an increase in her business. She says a big thank you to Kiva lenders.

Imuentiyen lives in Benin City. She is 27 years old and married with a child. Her husband is a press man.

Imuentiyen is a LAPO (Lift Above Poverty Organization) client. 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
  • 423
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,292,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 150.8
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Imuentiyen to purchase more groceries and drinks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 14, 2009
Feb 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2010