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Kikelomo is an advanced woman who sells provisions and soap in cartons. She has been in this business for the past 15 years. Kikelomo is 56 years old and married with 3 children.

Kikelomo has been borrowing from lapo for the past 2 years. Kikelomo is very happy because the loan has sustained her business. She hopes for a loan of N70,000 to purchase more provisions and soap to sell. She thanks the Kiva lenders.

Additional Information

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
  • 8
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,376,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 147.8
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Kikelomo to purchase more provisions and soap to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2009
Jul 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010