Why We Set Up Benin Medical Care (BMC) – LAPO CEO

The Founder, Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) and chairman, Board of Director, Benin Medical Care (BMC), Dr Godwin Ehigiamusoe has explained that he was motivated to set up the Benin Medical Care to address preventable deaths arising from inadequate medical care.


LAPO Commissions Benin Medical Care (BMC) Hospital Nov 1st 2019

Nigerians yearning for a better and innovative health care delivery system can now heave a sigh of relief as Lift Above Poverty Organization         (LAPO) inaugurates its ultra-modern Benin Medical Care (BMC) hospital. 


LAPO Forum: Prof. Soludo, Adeleye Lead Nigerian Healthcare Situation Panel Discussions

Prof. Charles Soludo and Prof Omokhoa Adeleye will lead discussions at the 2019 Annual LAPO Development Forum with the theme: “The Nigerian Healthcare Situation: The Way Forward.”


LAPO Empowers 669,084 Community Members With Health, Social Development Skills

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) empowered 669,084community members across the country with health and social transformation skills between January and June 2019. The intervention was carried out in target states including Lagos, Abuja, Nasarawa, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Osun and Edo.


LAPO Improves Community Health, Screens 21,381 for Common Diseases

The Executive Director of Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), Sabina Idowu-Osehobo has expressed the organization’s determination to curtail the incidence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) in target communities across the country.


LAPO Trains 26,315 LAPO MfB Clients On Health, Social Issues

Lift Above Poverty Organization ( LAPO ) trained 12,770 clients of LAPO Microfinance Bank on health and social issues as well as empower them to resist and confront social discrimination and gender injustice inhibiting their progress and enjoyment of good life.


1,339 Women Receives Legal Aid, Human Rights Sensitization

LAPO promotes all-round progress for women and gives voice to the voiceless and the poor in society. Since 1987, the organization has been defending the rights of abused and violated women in Nigeria through pro bono service.

Between January and June 2019, over 1339 community women including those who were abused and violated received legal sensitization and intervention in Lagos, Abuja, Nasarawa, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Osun and Edo states.


LAPO Equips 1,213 Micro Business Owners With Business, Financial Skills

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are agents of economic growth, job generation and poverty reduction all over the world. In Nigeria, they are playing an important role in income distribution, employment and wealth creation.

As a part of her contributions to the development of this vital sector of the economy, LAPO is engaged in the capacity development of microenterprise operators as well as supports the growth and development of their businesses.


LAPO Provides Free Medical Outreach In Oyo State

About 1,000 residents of Bashorun Community in Ibadan, Oyo State have benefitted from the free healthcare screening and treatment programme of Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO).

The free medical outreach was initiated by the organization in 2015 to bridge the gap in the provision of healthcare services to rural areas, according to Sabina Idowu-Osehobo, the Executive Director, the Executive Director.


LAPO Empowers 229,619 Persons with Health, Social Services

Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) empowered 229,619 community members with health and social services across the country between April and May 2019.

The Executive Director, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo who stated this recently at a programme review meeting explained that 212,742 persons received direct intervention while 16,877 were reached through information, enlightenment and communication materials.


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