A loan of $350 helped to purchase more foodstuffs to sell.


Evelyn's story

Evelyn is 39 years old and she is married with four children. She is carrying her youngest child on her back in the picture. Her husband is a commercial driver, and he also supports the home. She is a LAPO client. The "Lift Above Poverty Organization" is committed to improving lives in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Evelyn sells foodstuffs like tubers of yam and garri (cassava flakes) at retail prices to her customers. She is requesting a loan amount of 50,000 NGN to purchase more foodstuffs to sell. She hopes to improve her family’s standard of living. She duly thanks all Kiva lenders in anticipation of the loan.



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