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Total loan: $950
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Charity

Nigeria
Benin City, Nigeria / Soft Drinks

A loan of $950 helped to purchase more drinks and cooking oil to sell.


Charity's story

Charity is 60 years old and is a widow with two children. Both of her children are grown up and they are married with children. Charity is happy because she is a grandmother.

Charity sells drinks and cooking oil at retail prices to her customers and has been in this business for a long time. Her greatest joy in her business is the one-on-one interaction that she has with her customers.

Charity needs a loan of NGN 140,000 to purchase more drinks and cooking oil to sell. She hopes to expand her business in future. She says thanks to all Kiva lenders.

Charity is a LAPO (Lift Above Poverty Organization) client. LAPO is committed to improving lives in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa.



Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: November 16, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO)

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: November 16, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO)