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Elizabeth A. is 47 years old and married with 5 children. She sells frozen food, plastic rubber, notebooks and pure water. She has been with LAPO for 3 years as a secretary. She comes from Mushin, Lagos State, Nigeria. She has been in business since the year 1992. She is requesting a loan of $400 to enable her to buy more frozen food, plastic, notebooks and pure water to sell.

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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
  • 119.4
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Elizabeth to buy more frozen food, plastic, notebooks and pure water.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2007
Nov 15, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 30, 2008