LAPO Powers first Sustainable Finance conference in the Microfinance subsector in Nigeria. Also, LAPO won Best Micro Finance Bank – BAFI Awards. Then we won the Best SME support Bank – Business Hallmark and finally, we got the ISO 27001 Information Security Management System certification.
LAPO Microfinance Bank makes history as the first Microfinance Bank in Nigeria to raise funds from the Capital Market through Bond Issuance
For the 4th time in a row, LAPO MfB won BusinessDay Newspaper's 'Microfinance Bank of the Year' award
LAPO MfB won the Best Microfinance Bank in Agricultural Financing under the Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme for year 2015 by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
For the second time in a row, LAPO MfB emerged BusinessDay Newspaper's 'Microfinance Bank of the Year'
Lagos State government recognised LAPO MfB's contribution to the development of education in the state
LAPO MfB was awarded ‘Microfinance Bank of the Year 2013’ by BusinessDay and Leadership Newspaper
LAPO MfB celebrated one million client base, one billion dollars cumulative disbursement
LAPO MfB obtained approval from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to operate as a National Microfinance Bank
LAPO MfB commenced the implementation of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiative
LAPO MfB obtained approval from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to operate as a regulated State Microfinance Bank.
The LAPO MfB Scholarship Scheme was instituted with the $10,000 cash prize from Grameen Foundation Award for excellence
LAPO MfB won the Grameen Foundation Award for Excellence in Microfinance which came with a cash prize of $10,000
LAPO scaled up as a sustainable and effective lending institution drawing inspiration from best practice model of Grameen and ASA methodology in Bangladesh
LAPO was formally incorporated as a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) with the Corporate Affairs Commission, a federal agency.
Ford Foundation gave first grant to LAPO
LAPO started as a non-profit entity at Ogwashi-Uku in present day Delta State