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Oluwageniga is 40 years old and married with 4 children. He lives in Ogbomoso, Oyo state, Nigeria.

Oluwageniga sells medicine. He has been in this business for over 10 years and with LAPO microfinance for 2 years. Oluwageniga is requesting a loan of N70,000. With the loan, he plans to expand his medicine business, which is now booming. With this kind of business, he hopes to increase his earnings in the long run and be able to provide better for his children's education.

Oluwageniga says thanks to all Kiva lender for their support and assistance.

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About Nigeria

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 7
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,024,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 152.1
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Oluwageniga to purchase more medicine to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2010
May 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 7, 2011