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Olayemi is 35 years old, married, and has three children. She lives in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria. Olayemi sells groceries, such as milk, sugar and toothpaste, and has been in this business for 12 years. In the future, she hopes to own a supermarket. Olayemi is a hardworking woman who is determined to pull her business and family out of poverty. She is a client of Kiva partner, LAPO, and is requesting a loan of 50,000 NGN to purchase more groceries to sell. She sends her thanks to all Kiva lenders for their support.

About LAPO

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

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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
  • 26
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,376,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 152.8
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD