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Atinuke A. is 48 years old, divorced, and has three children. She comes from Shibiri in Lagos State in Nigeria. She has a shop in which she sells clothing, things for babies, and also drinks. She has been in business since 1985. She needs a loan of $700.00 so that she can buy more stock of clothes, baby things, and drinks to sell.

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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
  • 424
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,292,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 117.1
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Atinuke to buy more clothing, baby things, and drinks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2008
Mar 10, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2008