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LAPO Holds Cancer Sensitization Campaign, Screens 2,894 Community Members

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.

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LAPO Improves Health, Social Status Of 215,935 Community Members

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LAPO Campaigns Against Lassa Fever In Edo

The Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO)has intensified lassa fever awareness campaign in vulnerable communities in Edo Central Senatorial District of the State towards forestalling outbreak of the disease.

The community intervention programmes was carried out in major markets and streets of Ekpoma, Uromi, Irrua and Ubiaja reaching over 8,100 people, with plans to extend the enlightenment rallies to Edo North Senatorial District of the state.

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LAPO Provides 462 Women Free Legal Intervention

LAPO provided 462women free legal education between August and September, 2018 and defended the rights of four others who were unable to afford cost of legal representation.

For decades, the organization has been rendering free counselling, arbitration and legal services to women who are abused, violated and unable to afford legal fees.

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LAPO Screens 13,989 Persons for Tropical Diseases

LAPO has enjoined Nigerians to engage in preventive health care including regular physical exercise and medical checkup, eating balanced and nutritious diet, receive immunisation against certain diseases and avoiding smoking.

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The 25th Annual LAPO Development Forum: COMMUNIQUE

A communiqué issued at the end of the 25thAnnual LAPO Development Forum held at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos State on Friday, August 24th 2018, under the theme: Towards Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation of Nigeria: Options for Non-State Intervention.

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Prof Obadan Leads LAPO Discussions On Socio-Economic Transformation of Nigeria

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587 Women Receive Free Legal Aid

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.

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World Malaria Day: LAPO Screens 2,010 For Malaria, Distributes 700 Treated Nets

LAPO screened 2,010 community members across the country for malaria during the April 25th, 2018 World Malaria Day held under the theme, “Ready to beat malaria.”

About 700 got free insecticide-treated nets while 125 persons who tested positive to the ailment received free drugs.

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LAPO Builds Financial Skills of 103,437 Clients

LAPO has enhanced the enterprise and financial skills of 103,437 clients of LAPO Microfinance Bank under the Business Management Training project of the organization. The purpose is to enable them manage their businesses more successfully.

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