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


Janet's story

Janet is a businesswoman who loves selling groceries at retail prices to her customers and hopes to own a supermarket in the future. She is requesting a loan of N50,000 from LAPO, with whom she has a good relationship, to purchase more groceries to sell. A 35-year-old mother of four children, Janet is married to a commercial driver who also supports their home. She says thank you to all Kiva lenders.

Lift Above Poverty Organization is committed to improving lives in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa.



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