March 2014 Edition

Int'l Women's Day: LAPO Canvasses Equal Opportunity for Women

LAPO celebrated the 2014 International Women's Day with a clarion call on relevant authorities to eliminate gender disparity in politics, school enrolment and graduation rate by the year 2015.

The event, which was chaired by Hon. (Mrs.) Esohe Jacobs, a former member of the Edo State House of Assembly, drew participants from the civil society, government, academia, market women and partners in development under the theme: Inspiring Change: Enhancing Women Equality in Decision Making.

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LAPO Empowers 30,680 Rural Women with Social, Health Information

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the lives of 30,680 rural women and vulnerable people across the country with health and social information in February, 2014.

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LAPO Screens 10,664 Persons for Tropical Diseases 

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) screened 10,664 community members and clients for HIV, Malaria, Blood Pressure (BP), Blood Sugar, Hepatitis and diabetes in February 2014 towards promoting early detection and management of tropical diseases in Nigeria

 

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Communique: LAPO Seeks Equal Opportunity for Women 

A communiqué issued at the end of LAPO International Women's Day Celebration held at YWCA, Airport Road, Benin City on Monday, March 10, 2014 with the theme: "Inspiring Change: Enhancing Women Equality in Decision making."

 

Preamble:

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), a poverty-focused development institution marked the 2014 International Women's Day celebration in Benin City with the theme: "Inspiring Change: Enhancing Women Equality in Decision making."

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February 2014 Performance Report

PROGRAMMES

MALE

FEMALE

TOTAL REACHED

HEALTH SERVICES

Integration of Health Education with  

Microfinance Services

650

2,546

3,196

Health Screening

(BP, BS, Hepatitis, HIV & Malaria)

2,155

8,509

10,664

Female Condom Promotion

1,709

1,196

2,905

Antenatal Care Sensitization

 

126

126

                                       Sub-Total

4,514

12,377

16,891

SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT

Integration of Social

Education with Microfinance Services

553

2,970

3,523

Enterprise Development

12

80

92

Legal Sensitization

67

339

406

Legal Aid Services

 

2

2

                                       Sub-Total

632

3,391

4,023

Total Number Reached With Direct Services

5,146

15,768

20,914

Total Number Reached Via IEC Materials

9766

                                                                Grand Total

30,680

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