February, 2015

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LAPO Boosts Rural Agriculture With 2.5bn

LAPO improved the food security and general wellbeing of rural farmers with a disbursement of N2,514,420,927 in 2014 financial year.

The figure represents 74% increase over the sum of N1, 446,863,000 disbursed to them in 2013 under the LAPO Agricultural and Rural Development Initiative. Read More

LAPO Trains 194,330 Women On Healthy Living

LAPO educated 194,330 women on health, causes and management of common diseases in 2014 leading to increased health consciousness and positive living amongst community members.

The Executive Director, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo who disclosed this while assessing the performance of the organization during the year said most of the beneficiaries now understand the importance of medical test before treatment as a result of the training. Read More

LAPO Invests N450,000 On Client Enterprise Training

LAPO invested the sum of N450,000 to train 900 clients on enterprise development in 2014. The training was designed to enhance their management capacity and productivity for business sustainability and improved income.

Topics treated under the enterprise development training programme include business planning and management, book-keeping, marketing and customer relations. Read More

LAPO Sensitizes 50,977 Women On Gender Justice

LAPO successfully built the capacity of 50,977 women in 2014 to resist and confront obnoxious socio-cultural and traditional practices militating against their progress.

The Executive Director, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo who disclosed this during a review session with senior managers expressed the organization’s commitment to building the capacity of women to dismantle structures and processes that encourage discrimination, injustice and violence against women and the girl-child. Read More

LAPO Screens 126,705 Rural Dwellers for Common Diseases

LAPO improved early detection and management of common diseases in Nigeria with the screening of 126,705 clients for Malaria, Blood Pressure (BP), Hepatitis, diabetes and other ailments in 2014.

Health Manager, Ayobami Honestus Obadiora said those with special health condition were referred to government-approved health facilities for treatment, adding that  Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) were responsible for about 20% of all deaths and 60% of admitted patients in most tertiary hospitals in Nigeria. Read More

LAPO Defends Women’s Rights

The Executive Director of LAPO, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo has expressed the organization’s commitment to defending the rights of abused and violated women in the society through its legal Aid unit.

Idowu-Osehobo who stated this in a chat with newsmen said the organization counseled 5,243 women on legal issues in 2014 as well as defended the rights of those who were abused and violated. Read More
LAPO Annual Performance Report 2014
Health Services           
Integration of Health Education with Microfinance Services Health Screening 9,512 36,008 45,520
Female Condom Promotion 9,078 12,089 21,167
Antenatal Care Sensitization 2 936 938
Sub Total 41751 152,579 194,330
Social Empowerment      
Integration of Social Education with Microfinance Services 7,272 35,356 42,628
Enterprise Development 181 719 900
Legal Aids Project 784 4,459 5,243
International Days 828 1,378 2,206
Sub Total 9,065 41,912 50,977
Total Number Reached With Direct Services 50,816 194,491 245,307
Total Number Reached Via IEC Materials     102,537
Grand Total     347,844
Our Mission
Promotion of healthy living practices and social justice for enhanced sustainable livelihood and equity among target groups.
Our Vision
A healthy and informed society characterized by prosperity, justice and equity.
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