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Bola sells slippers, rubber shoes, underwear, and drinks in her shop. Bola is a LAPO client. Bola is 37 years old and married with 4 children. Bola and her family live in Lagos State, Nigeria. Bola needs the loan amount of N50,000 to buy more slippers, shoes and underwear to sell. She says thank you to all those who make this loan possible.

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Important Information

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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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,385,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 117.9
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Bola to buy more slippers, rubber shoes, underwear, and drinks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2008
Nov 5, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009