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Kehinde O. is 39 years old and she is a widow with 3 children. She lives at Badagry, Lagos State, Nigeria. She sells clothes and jewelery in her shop located in the Okoko area of Lagos State, Nigeria. She started this business in 1986 after learning it for 4 years from her aunty. She has been borrowing from LAPO Microfinance for the past 4 years and she now needs a loan of $850 to buy more inventory. She thanks you.

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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
  • 425
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,292,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 117.8
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Kehinde to buy more clothes and jewellery for sales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2008
Jun 18, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009