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‘LAPO set up to address low-income earners’ material deprivation, poor health, social exclusion’

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LAPO set up to address low-income earners’ material deprivation, poor health, social exclusion’

The management of Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has said the organisation was designed to support low-income but economically active persons, particularly women to address the challenges of material deprivation, poor health and social exclusion.

Godwin Ehigiamusoe, the chief executive officer, made the remarks during the 8th LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award to mark the 2020 International Day of Rural Women in Benin City.

Ehigiamusoe, who was represented by Kenneth Okakwu, Director-General, LAPO Institute noted that the organisation has for over three decades implemented programmes and activities which resulted in social and economic empowerment of women.

He opined that marginalisation, a wide range of culture and customs–induced inequity and injustices have constrained the capacity of women to realise their potentials. READ MORE

 

 

 


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