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Olubisi S. sells provisions and drinks. She has been in this business for a long time. Olubisi needs a deep freezer to cool her drinks for her customers.

Olubisi is 37 years old and married with 3 children. She is a LAPO client and lives in Ajamgbadi, Lagos State, Nigeria. She needs a loan amount of $425 to buy one deep freezer so that she can cool her drinks for her customers. Olubisi says that this will increase her customers. She says thank you.

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About Nigeria

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,043,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 118.0
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Olubisi to buy more provisions and one deep freezer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2008
Sep 4, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009