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Ebun A. hails from Isheri Olofin in the outskirts of Lagos State, Nigeria. She is a hairstylist and also she sells weavons and attachments (extensions). She is 33 years old and married with 2 children; she acquired her skill for three years. Ebun has been in this business since the year 2006. She needs a loan of $525 to buy more weavons, attachments and hair cream for sales.

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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
  • 181
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,489,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 117.8
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Ebun to buy more weavon (hair weaving product), extensions and hair cream for sales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2008
Jun 16, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009