A loan of $675 helped to purchase more palm fruits to mill and sell.


Christiana's story

Christiana is 35 years old; she is married and has four children. Her husband is a trader. Her children are still dependent upon her and go to school. She mills palm fruits into cooking oil to sell. Cooking oil is very essential in the preparation of soup in Nigeria. With this business, she assists her husband in meeting the basic needs of their home.

The Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) is committed to improving lives in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa, and Christiana is a committed (LAPO) client. She is requesting a loan of 100,000 Nigerian naira to purchase more palm fruits to mill into cooking oil to sell, in the hopes of expanding her business. She says thanks to all Kiva lenders.



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