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Edo Govt Partners LAPO, UNICEF

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration will partner the United Nation’s International Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) to fasttrack the socio-economic development of the state, especially rural areas.

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LAPO Tasks Govt On Cancer Screening Centres, Services

LAPO Tasks Govt On Cancer Screening Centres, Services

The Executive Director of LAPO, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo, has called on government to address the problem of inadequate cancer screening centres especially in rural communities, as well as subsidize treatment for poor and vulnerable patients.

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LAPO Holds Outstanding Women Leadership Award, March 8, 2017

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All is now set for the 5th edition of the LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award. The event, scheduled to hold on March 8th, 2017 at the Uyi Grand International Event Centre, Benin City, Edo state, was instituted in 2013 to honour and celebrate Nigerian women who have distinguished themselves in Business, Professional and Public Life.

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LAPO Empowers 70,819 Farmers With N11.7B In 10 Years

 

The LAPO Agricultural and Rural Development Initiative (LARDI) empowered 70,819 rural farmers with N11.7 billion between 2007 and July 2016.

The Executive Director of LAPO, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo said the loan was disbursed to energize the rural economy as well as boost food production among the beneficiaries.

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LAPO Set To Screen 200,000 Women, Others For Cancer

LAPO is set to screen 200,000 women, others for cancer under the LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) project in Nigeria.

The Executive Director, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo said the organization will promote early detection and prevention of the disease under the project in Edo, Lagos, Enugu, Imo state and FCT, Abuja, in partnership with community-based organisations (CBOs).

She said breast cancer was fast ravaging the women folk nationwide due largely to lifestyle and poor nutrition.

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