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Uche is 30 years old and married to Mr. Ezeadiefe Ike. She owns a cosmetics and groceries store. She sells items like lipstick, nail polish, bathing soap, tea, milk, etc. She is hardworking; she assists her husband and any other person when the need arise.

Uche has been a LAPO client for 2 years with good repayment history. She hopes to increase her sales, so she is requesting a loan of N150, 000 to purchase more cosmetics and groceries to sell. She says thanks to LAPO.

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About Nigeria

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 159
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,504,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 151.9
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Uche to purchase more cosmetics and groceries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 6, 2009
Nov 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 26, 2010