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Shittu, residing with her family in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, is very hardworking and makes sure that she has food on the table everyday through her work selling clothing and school cardigans. In this business for over 15 years, she sells to many schools. Shittu is 33 years old, married, and has two children, both doing well in school. She is requesting a loan of NGN 100,000 to help her make the business more profitable and provide benefits for her children. She thanks you for your support

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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
  • 0
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  • $6,385,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 151.6
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Shittu to purchase more materials for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 9, 2010
May 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 7, 2011