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Akinsola sells fresh tomatoes and pepper to make a living. She sells daily from 7 am to 7 pm. She is a focused, hard worker. She has been in this business for a long time. She is a LAPO client. LAPO (Lift Above Poverty Organization) is committed to improving lives in Nigeria. She is 55 years old and married with 7 children. She lives in Lagos state, Nigeria. Akinsola hopes for the loan amount of 100,000 NGN to purchase more fresh tomatoes and pepper to sell. She says thanks to Kiva lenders.

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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
  • 166
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,543,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 149.7
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Akinsola to purchase more fresh tomatoes and peppers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 9, 2009
Dec 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 26, 2010