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LAPO rewards 468 employees

LAPO rewards 468 employees A total of 468 employees of LAPO Microfinance Bank were rewarded for their dedication to duty at the annual Long Service and Meritorious Award ceremony held at the weekend in Benin, Edo State. This year, employees who have completed 10-30 years of continuous service across the LAPO ecosystem were honoured. About Read More

GENDER AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

GENDER AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Promoting Public Good Through Investment In Human Capital Development By Alero M. Richards Edicha’s suicide note was a six-lined scandalous scribble. Sorry it had to end like this. I fell pregnant. Mustafa denied the baby. Nobody cares. I can’t cope. Mama, forgive me. No one saw the eighteen-year old’s death coming. Read More

IWD: LAPO awards six outstanding women for leadership skill

IWD: LAPO awards six outstanding women for leadership skill   Six women on Tuesday bagged the LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award at a ceremony held in Benin, Edo State. The awardees who were adjudged to have done well in business, professional and agriculture are Mary Ike-Chukwu, Martina Onah, Nwanta Nwakaego, Hajia Amina Mohammed, Olamide Akinnayajo Read More

LAPO spends N300m on cancer programme in 7yrs

LAPO spends N300m on cancer programme in 7yrs   Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) says it spent over N300 million on sensitization, prevention, screening, referral, mitigation and treatment of cancer between 2016 and 2021. Honestus Obadiora, the executive director of the organization said the programme was undertaken by the LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Control Read More

LAPO commits N19.9bn to agric investments in 2021

LAPO commits N19.9bn to agric investments in 2021   The management of Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), says it committed the sum of N19.9billion to boost agricultural investment of clients through the LAPO Rural Development Initiative (LARDI) in the 2021 financial year. Honestus Obadiora, the executive director of the organization disclosed this in Benin City Read More

LAPO Hosts 10th Outstanding Women Leadership Awards

LAPO Hosts 10th Outstanding Women Leadership Awards   Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) is set to host the 10th edition of the LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award (LOWLA), an event instituted to celebrate the achievements of women and acknowledge their impact on societal development. This Award is hosted annually by the organization as a part Read More

LAPO Sensitizes 1.2m Community Members on Cancer Prevention

LAPO Sensitizes 1.2m Community Members on Cancer Prevention Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) in 2021 sensitized 1,282,826 community members on the prevention and mitigation of cancer under its LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) programme. Between January and December 2021, the project sensitized 221,933 community members directly screening 7,377 persons and referring 6,110 persons for Read More

LAPO  Supports Rural Farmers, Others With N19.9bn

LAPO Supports Rural Farmers, Others With N19.9bn  Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) disbursed N19.9billion to clients through the LAPO Rural Development Initiative, LARDI, in the 2021 financial year. This figure represents 64% growth over the sum of N12.2 billion disbursed during the year 2020. LARDI empowers economically active clients with a range of loan products Read More

LAPO Improves Community Health, Empowers Over 200,000 Nigerians

LAPO  Improves Community Health, Empowers Over 200,000 Nigerians Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the health conditions of 292,357 vulnerable community members across the country in 2021. This was disclosed by the Executive Director, Dr. Honestus Ayobami Obadiora during an interactive forum with Journalists in Benin City. The beneficiaries include clients of LAPO Microfinance Bank and Read More

Microfinance: Key To Poverty Alleviation

Microfinance: Key To Poverty Alleviation By Eghosa Osagie There are many strategic poverty alleviation programmes in existence. Micro-finance is only one of such programmes. The historical landmark event of 1976 carried out by Bangladesh economist, Muhammad Yunus eventually led to the establishment of Grameen Bank. This marked the strategic importance and relevance of micro-credit as Read More


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