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Linda O. sells sachets of water, drinks, and provisions such as milk, sugar, eggs, and tomato paste. She has been in this business since the year 2002. Linda is 31 years old and married with three children. She is a LAPO client. Linda lives in Ajamgbadi, Lagos state, Nigeria. She needs the loan amount of $425 to buy more provisions and drinks to sell. Linda says thank you.

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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
  • 8
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,376,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 118.0
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Linda to buy more drinks and provisions to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 22, 2008
Sep 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009