LAPO Screens 11,530 Women, Others for Tropical Diseases

LAPO promoted early detection and management of common diseases in Nigeria with the screening of 11,530 women and other beneficiaries for malaria, HIV and other common ailments in May, 2017.

Health Manager, Ayobami Honestus Obadiora who disclosed this in a statement noted  that  non-communicable diseases (NCD) was responsible for about 20% of all deaths and 60% of admitted patients in most tertiary hospitals in Nigeria.

LAPO Equips 5,699 Women With Social Development Training

LAPO equipped 5,699 women with social development skills in May 2017 to challenge entrenched socio-cultural and traditional practices inhibiting their progress and enjoyment of good life.

LAPO Boosts Food Security With N2.2bn

The Executive Director of Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), Sabina Idowu-Osehobo has expressed the organization’s determination to address the problem of food security in Nigeria through rural agricultural financing.

LAPO Screens, Sensitizes 12.4 Million Women On Cancer Control

About 12.4 million women and other community members benefitted from the LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) project between November 2016 and May 2017.

The 2-year project is aimed at reducing cancer related deaths in Nigeria with focus on prevention and early detection through mass awareness creation, screening, and referrals for treatment.

LAPO Improves Health Status of 18,377 Community Members

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the health status of 18,377 community members in May, 2017.

The beneficiaries were sensitized on health matters and screened for common ailments including blood pressure, blood sugar, hepatitis, HIV and malaria while those with health conditions were refered for treatment.


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Edo Govt Partners LAPO, UNICEF

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration will partner the United Nation’s International Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) to fasttrack the socio-economic development of the state, especially rural areas.

He made the declaration in Government House, Benin while receiving the Founder of LAPO, Dr Godwin Ehigimusoe and his management team.

LAPO Tasks Govt On Cancer Screening Centres, Services

The Executive Director of LAPO, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo, has called on government to address the problem of inadequate cancer screening centres especially in rural communities, as well as subsidize treatment for poor and vulnerable patients.

Osehobo who spoke in Benin City during the recent LAPO Annual Media Forum enjoined government to provide and improve healthcare intervention services towards improving the health conditions of the generality of the people.

LAPO Holds Outstanding Women Leadership Award, March 8, 2017

All is now set for the 5th edition of the LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award. The event, scheduled to hold on March 8th, 2017 at the Uyi Grand International Event Centre, Benin City, Edo state, was instituted in 2013 to honour and celebrate Nigerian women who have distinguished themselves in Business, Professional and Public Life.

LAPO Founder, Ehigiamusoe Bags Uniben Honorary Award

The Founder of Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), Godwin Ehigiamusoe has been conferred with an Honorary Degree of Science (D.SC) by the University of Benin (UNIBEN).

The award is in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the area of empowerment of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), promotion of entrepreneurship and business leadership in Nigeria and in sub-Sahara Africa.