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FINANCING MICROFINANCE

FINANCING MICROFINANCE In the past few years, it is safe to assert that two of every three conferences; local and international, focused on how to create sustainable refinancing channels for microfinance institutions and banks. For executives of microfinance institutions, a major challenge is how to meet the ever expanding demand for microfinance services by clients, Read More

LAPO partners MfB, re-launches integration project

  LAPO partners MfB, re-launches integration project     An organisation, Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), has re-launched its integration project with LAPO Microfinance Bank (MfB) which ensured that clients of the bank equally had access to health services. LAPO’s executive director, Dr. Honestus Ayo Obadiora, said the project was structured to improve the health status of Read More

Family Fest International Honours LAPO

Family Fest International Honours LAPO   Family Fest International (FFI) and Global Partners have recognized the contributions of Lift Above Poverty Organisation, LAPO to building stronger families, women empowerment and societal development. The award was presented to LAPO as a part of the activities to commemorate May 15, 2021, International Day of Family, a day Read More

LAPO Partners IFC On Economic Development In Sub-Saharan Africa

  LAPO Partners IFC On Economic Development In Sub-Saharan Africa Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), has entered into a strategic partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) towards expanding banking services to low-income populations in sub-Saharan Africa. IFC is a member of the World Bank Group. Under the partnership, IFC will conduct a market analysis Read More

LAPO Trains Community Members On Healthy Living Practices

LAPO Trains Community Members On Healthy Living Practices   Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the health of over 1.6 million community members through awareness, sensitization, interventions and health outreaches between January and April of 2021.   In a statement, the Executive Director, Dr. Honestus Obadiora noted that 28,419 persons were reached with direct programme Read More

LAPO Makes Case for Maternal Health And Rights

LAPO  Makes Case for Maternal Health And Rights As a part of its efforts to commemorate April 11, 2021, International Day for Maternal Health and Rights, Lift Above Poverty Organisation, LAPO carried out community sensitization aimed at improving maternal health in Nigeria. The campaign, which was held in Benin City, Edo State, featured rallies, maternal Read More

World Malaria Day: LAPO Sensitizes Over 200,000 Community Members

World Malaria Day:  LAPO Sensitizes Over 200,000 Community Members  Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has worked assiduously in target communities to ensure that malaria-related deaths are reduced in Nigeria. At a health sensitization campaign held to commemorate the 2021 World Malaria Day in Abuja, the organisation reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring a ‘healthy society by Read More

IFC and Nigeria’s LAPO Partner to Expand Microfinance Lending in Sub-Saharan Africa

IFC and Nigeria’s LAPO Partner to Expand Microfinance Lending in Sub-Saharan Africa Lagos, Nigeria, April 28, 2021— To help expand banking services to low-income populations in sub-Saharan Africa, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) today announced a partnership with the Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), which is seeking to expand its microfinance business to some of Read More

‘Nutrition key to ending child, maternal mortality’

‘Nutrition key to ending child, maternal mortality’   Nutrition is key to Nigeria ending child and maternal mortality, a Non-Governmental Organisation, the Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), has said. Its Executive Director, Honestus Obadiora, stated this while speaking at the 2021 International School Meals Day (ISMD) organised by LAPO in Lagos. Obadiora said the theme Read More

NGO seeks proper nutrition for Nigerian children

NGO seeks proper nutrition for Nigerian children   By Esther Onyegbula A Non-Governmental Organisation, Lift Above Poverty Organisation, (LAPO), has called for concerted efforts to ensure proper nutrition for Nigerian children in order to protect their overall well-being. Mr Honestus Obadiora, Executive Director, LAPO made the call while speaking at the 2021 International School Meals Read More


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