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WELCOME TO LIFT ABOVE POVERTY ORGANISATION

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the conditions of 1.2 million vulnerable community members with her innovative socio-economic and health services across the country in 2019. The Chairman, Board of Directors, Dr Osarenren Emokpae stated this at the organization’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Benin City to review the financial year ended 31st. Read More

I sincerely thank each and every one present here today for the 27th Annual Conference of LAPO Development Forum taking place in Benin City. I feel eminently honoured to be afforded the privilege to chair the occasion. I have, since receiving the letter of invitation to be the Chairman, taken the opportunity to learn a Read More

LAPO Improves Maternal, Child Health Status Of 21,922 Rural Community Members Maternal and child mortality remains unacceptably high in Nigeria, ranking among the highest in the world. Nearly 20% of all global maternal deaths occur in Nigeria. The rate of reducing these deaths has been slow as many of the contributory factors remain unaddressed. As Read More

THE CEO SPEECH ON 2020 LOWLA

WELCOME ADDRESS OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF LIFT ABOVE POVERTY ORGANIZATION (LAPO), GODWIN EHIGIAMUSOE PhD, AT THE 8TH EDITION OF THE LAPO OUTSTANDING WOMEN LEADERSHIP AWARD HELD AT THE LAPO INSTITUTE, USELU, BENIN CITY ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2020. The Chairperson, Prof. (Mrs.) L.I.Salami Vice Chancellor, University of Benin; The keynote speaker, Dr. Mrs. Read More

ANNUAL LAPO DEVELOPMENT FORUM: PUBLIC INVITATION

27TH ANNUAL LAPO DEVELOPMENT FORUM: PUBLIC INVITATION Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) cordially invites you to join its forthcoming Annual LAPO Development Forum with the theme: Improving Access to Quality Maternal and Child Health Care In Rural Communities: Issues and Perspectives. Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Time: 10:00 am prompt. Modality: Zoom Webinar Click here for free Read More

LAPO Mentors NGOs On Operational, Financial Management

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has organized an intensive capacity development training for 46 Non-Governmental, Community Based Organisations undergoing its mentoring programme across the country. The 2-day training which was held in Benin City was facilitated by Prof. Omokhoa Adeleye, a Management Consultant and Community Physician at the University of Benin with Prof. Andrew Tafamel of Read More

Brief Citation on Godwin Ehigiamusoe PhD, CEO, LAPO Group

  Dr Godwin Ehigiamusoe is an accomplished social entrepreneur and a foremost microfinance practitioner who has applied the concept of social enterprise to successfully build a number of enterprises which address the needs of persons and businesses at the bottom end of the society. In late 1980s, he founded LAPO (Lift Above Poverty Organization) – Read More

LAPO Empowers 50,723 Beneficiaries with Maternal, Child Health Sensitization Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the health and well-being of 50,723 women and children in the first half of 2020. Acting Executive Director, Dr Ayobami Honestus Obadiora who disclosed this at a strategic review meeting with senior management staff stated that the beneficiaries were sensitized on Read More

LAPO Workplace COVID-19 Prevention

LAPO Workplace COVID-19 Prevention   COVID-19 is caused by a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, that is, normally transmitted between animals and people. The 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a disease caused by this new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in human.

Ayobami Honestus Obadiora

AG. ED SPEECH AT IYEKOGBO COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH

His Royal Majesty, Omo’N Oba’N Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba of Benin Kingdom, Oba Ewuare II The Honorable Commissioner for Health, Edo State The Executive Chairman, Oredo Local Government Council Hon. Members, the Legislative & Executive Arms of the L.G Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Agency Traditional & Religious leaders The Medical Team Civil Society Organisations Read More

Ekperi Community Agog As LAPO, Japanese Embassy Commission N28m Rice Mill Project

UGBEKPE-EKPERI – The serene community of Ugbekpe-Ekperi, in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State came alive on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 during the official commissioning of the Rice Mill Project built by the people of Japan in partnership with Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO). It was a joyous moment for the locals as Read More

FOUNDER SPEECH AT THE OFFICIAL COMMISSIONING OF THE UGBEKPE-EKPERI COMMUNITY RICE MILL PROJECT IN EDO STATE 2020

The Ambassador of Japan to Nigeria, His Excellency, Kikuta Yutaka The Executive Governor of Edo State, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 11 The Executive Chairman of Etsako Central LGA, Comrade John Osi Akhigbe The Egiegbai II of Ekperi Kingdom, Alhaji D.Y.E. Kanoba Traditional Rulers and Chiefs Gentlemen of the Press Ladies Read More

  World Cancer Day: LAPO Holds Cancer Sensitization Campaign, Emphasizes Regular Medical Screening Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has enjoined Nigerians to embrace the culture of regular medical cancer screening as a preventive measure against the infection. Speaking at the 2020 World Cancer Day Campaign organised by LAPO in Benin City, the Executive Director, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo expressed concern thatcancer Read More

LAPO Improves Community Health, Screens 103,606 for Common Diseases

LAPO Improves Community Health, Screens 103,606 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. She said LAPO screened and treated 103,606 community members for HIV, malaria, high blood pressure (BP), blood sugar, hepatitis Read More

LAPO Supports Rural Farmers With 11bn

LAPO Supports Rural Farmers With 11bn Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the nation’s food security status as well as enhanced the production capacity of 129,637 rural farmers with a loan disbursement of 10,936,270,300 in 2019 financial year. The figure represents 49% increase over the sum of 7,342,503,550 disbursed to the beneficiaries in 2018. The Executive Read More

HIV/AIDS Intervention Project: LAPO Seeks Commitment Of Oredo Legislative Arm

HIV/AIDS Intervention Project: LAPO Seeks Commitment Of Oredo Legislative Arm Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has appealed to the Legislative Arm of Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State to commit itself to mobilize target communities, schools and health personnel in the council area to participate in its current HIV/AIDs intervention project. As a part Read More

LAPO Combats Cancer, Screens 27,689 Community Members

LAPO Combats Cancer, Screens 27,689 Community Members Cancer mortality remains the highest in Africa and among the highest in the world, according to the World Health Organisation. As a development organisation, Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) is committed to disease prevention and health improvement in Nigeria. In 2016, the organisation initiated the LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Read More

LAPO Equips 3,304 Micro Business Owners With Business, Financial Skills

LAPO Equips 3,304 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 Read More

LAPO Promotes Human Rights, Grants 2,017 Women Free Legal Aid

LAPO Promotes Human Rights, Grants 2,017 Women Free Legal Aid  Lift Above Poverty Organization (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. In 2019, LAPO granted 88 vulnerable Read More

LAPO Empowers 1.2 Million Nigerians With Health, Social Services

LAPO Empowers 1.2 Million Nigerians With Health, Social Services Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the socio-economic and health conditions of 1,257,297 community members across the country with her innovative services in 2019. A breakdown of the figures indicates that 274,929 persons were reached with direct services in target communities while 976,368 were empowered through Information, Read More


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