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Tinuke A. sells prayer items like candles, olive oil, and prayer books in her shop. She has been in this business for the past 15 years. She is married, has 4 children, and she is 49 years old.

She has been a leader in a lending group for the past 3 years and she lives in Ajamgbadi Lagos state, Nigeria. Tinuke need a loan of $425 to buy more prayer materials for her business expansion and for profit growth. She says thank 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
  • 32
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,002,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 118.0
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Tinuke to buy more prayer items like olive oil, candles, and prayer books for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2008
Sep 4, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009