Ramatu M. is 37 years old, married and has 4 children, and she hails from Mebamu town in Lagos State, Nigeria. She sells jewelry and clothes. She is in need of $1200 to enable her buy more jewelry and clothes to sell. She has 10 years experience in business.
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. http://www.kiva.org/partners/20