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Gloria O. is 38 years old and married with 4 children. She lives in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria with her family. Gloria sells women's wrappers. Gloria enjoys doing her business. She learned this business for 5 years and she started her own business in 1995. She needs the loan amount of US$ 875 to buy more women's wrappers for sale. Gloria is a LAPO client. She says thank you to all who make this loan possible.

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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
  • 416
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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 $875 helped Gloria to buy more women's wrappers for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2008
Aug 4, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009