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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Nigerians yearning for a better and innovative health care delivery system can now heave a sigh of relief with the inauguration of  the ultra-modern Benin Medical Care (BMC) and Diagnostics Centre by Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO). The official commissioning held in the presence of the Executive Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Friday, […]

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LAPO is actively engaged in community health education. This is in view of the fact that poor health further deepens poverty by diminishing people’s economic productive capacity with the increased cost of health care. In the first quarter of 2019, LAPO sensitized 48,987 women in target communities on health issues, causes and management of common […]

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As a part of its commitment to community health improvement and wellbeing, LAPO is engaged in early detection and management of common diseases in Nigeria. Between January and March 2019 the organization screened 29,025 community members for malaria, blood pressure, hepatitis, diabetes and other ailments and referred those with health conditions to government-approved health facilities […]

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Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has flagged off nominations from Nigerian women for year 2019 LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award scheduled to hold on Friday, March 8th, 2019 in Benin City, Edo state. LAPO is a non-governmental organisation committed to the social, health and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria. The LAPO […]

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Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) enhanced the socio-economic and health conditions of 24,717,347 community members across the country with its services in 2017. Chairman, Board of Directors, Dr. Osarenren Emokpae stated this in Lagos at the organization’s Annual General Meeting for the financial year ended 31st. December 2017, adding that its financial subsidiary, Lift Agricultural […]

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LAPO Screens 11,649 Community Members for Common Diseases LAPO has intensified measures aimed at curtailing the prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) in target communities across the country. In October 2018, the organization screened 11,649 persons for tropical health issues including HIV, malaria, blood pressure (BP), blood sugar and hepatitis. Those with health conditions were promptly […]

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LAPO reached 4,532,127 community members with cancer sensitization campaign between August and September, 2018. The organization is currently implementing a 2-yearCommunity Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) project in Lagos, Imo, Abuja, Rivers, and Edo State aimed at reducing cancer-related deaths in Nigeria with focus on prevention and early detection. The project, which consists of mass […]

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LAPO Improves Health, Social Status Of 215,935 Community Members Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the health and social status of 215,935 community member including clients of LAPO Microfinance Bank across the country between August and September, 2018. A breakdown of the performance report indicates that 33,024 persons received health and social empowerment training while […]

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Four indigent women received free legal services between March and April 2018 while 583 were counselled on various legal and marital issues. Legal Aid Manager, Barr. Vera Asenoguan expressed worry over the humiliating and barbaric treatment women are usually subjected especially at the demise of their husbands. She stated that most of the rights as […]

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