Lagos
Food Bank
Initiative
Food | Life | Hope About Us
24.6 million
Nigerians are food
insecure (World Bank)
Despite how complex it may seem,
by working together, we can end
end hunger, increase food security and
strengthen our food systems.
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20 million Nigerian
children are out of
school (UNESCO)
We reduce the dropout rate among
students while improving their
academic performance with our
school feeding program
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Only 17 per cent of Nigerian
workers hold the wage jobs
best able to lift them out of
poverty.
To combat poverty and promote social
change, we provide women and youths
in underserved communities with means
of sustenance through backyard farming
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Impacted
Over 2 million
Beneficiaries
We address immediate food needs and
provide them with solutions to malnutrition
and livelihood in underserved communities
through our various programs.
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Nigeria wastes over 37.9
million tonnes of food
every year.
We redirect surplus food away from
landfills to vulnerable families, public
schools, the destitute, and malnourished
people inside and outside of Lagos.
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Nigeria has the second-highest
burden of malnourished
children in the world and
the first in Africa (UNICEF)
Our nutrition program is committed to
tracking and improving the dietary needs
of expectant mothers, young children,
and their mothers.
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Over 11.2 million
Nigerians are currently
living with diabetes
We support people with diabetes in
low-income communities to live healthier
lives by providing them with a steady supply
of nutrient-rich food and counselling.
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133 million Nigerians
are suffering from
multidimensional
poverty(NBS)
We equip and empower our beneficiaries
with skills and resources to establish
their backyard farm to generate
income
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Our Impact

160

Communities Reached

17000

Registered Volunteers

2000000

Beneficiaries Impacted

8

Active Programs

1500000

$1.5M Consolidated Revenue

6

Active Programs

Food Banking & Farming

With support from individuals and corporate donors through the Lagos Food Bank Farm Funds, we create sustainable means of nutrition by establishing, supporting livestock and crop farming programs within our selected communities.

We strongly believe Food is essential to human existence. We are determined create conditions that will allow people to thrive, systems that seeks to alleviate hunger and combat aspects of multi-dimensional poverty by delivering food and disaster relief items. We champion food banking system in a front line model in the following ways:

  • School feeding
  • Community Nutrition based interventions
  • Urban farming
  • Job placement for beneficiary resilience and self sustenance
  • Walk-in-beneficiaries

Become A Volunteer

Help make a difference and touch so many lives in your very own Lagos.

Become A Corporate Partner

We welcome all types of corporate partnership that can facilitate our humanitarian services to under served communities.

Send Donations

Our donation options offer easy ways to donate. Make a one-time gift or ask about scheduling monthly donations.

Become a Beneficiary NGO

We work with non-profits like community development NGOs and other organizations that provide emergency food assistance to people in need.

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About Lagos Food Bank

Fighting Hunger & Malnutrition

Lagos Food Bank is a non-profit, nutrition-focused initiative committed to fighting hunger, reducing food waste and solving the problem of malnutrition through targeted programs that seek to improve the nutrition/food intake of pregnant women and their infants who are not able to get the required nutrient during pregnancy and breastfeeding of their babies.

Our primary goal at LFBI is to reach out to:

  • Children from ages 0-16
  • Pregnant women and Lactating mothers
  • Patients of diet related diseases
  • Seniors from ages 50 years and above
  • Destitute
  • Extremely indigent families
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On-Going Programs

Learn About Our Programs

EDUFOOD

  Education Enhancement Intervention for Food Insecure Students, (EDUFOOD) is a program that seeks to improve the nutritional status and health of food insecure students. It is also geared towards increasing school attendance, reducing dropout rates and increasing the children’s ability to concentrate and comprehend in class. This program will

Family Farming Program

  Lagos is densely populated and only produces 3% of the food it needs. Through our Family Farming program we promote food security and sustainable livelihoods by identifying households in need for long-term nutrition and livelihood support especially women and youth. Our Family Farming program focuses on farming vegetables, snails

Food Bank Network Nigeria Program

  Food Bank Network Nigeria Program (FBNN) is an initiative of Lagos Food Bank that supplies food to a coalition of local food bank partners and credible non-profit organizations across Nigeria. The Food Bank Network program was designed to reach more communities and beneficiaries that are outside Lagos and far-to-reach

Job Placement Programme

  The job placement program is an innovative approach adopted by Lagos Food Bank to achieve its goal in solving underlying causes of hunger and malnutrition which include poverty and unemployment. This program is geared towards ensuring our beneficiaries get jobs to enable them to fend for themselves, contribute to

NIDS

. Nutrition Intervention for Diabetes Self-management (NIDS), for indigent adults living with diabetes, is a two year (2020-2022) program that seeks to improve the glycemic control of people living with diabetes (PLD) in low-income communities by providing them with free diabetes-appropriate meals or foodstuff. The program has been renewed for

NUMEPLAN

  Nutritious Meal Plan Intervention for Vulnerable Mothers and Children, (NUMEPLAN) is a program that seeks to improve the nutrition of vulnerable mothers and children living in underserved communities in Lagos State. It pursues to ensure that they have sufficient intake of required nutrients and food for optimal growth, function

TEFAP

. Our Temporary Food Assistance Program(TEFAP) is a program targeted at providing immediate food, nutrition and relief assistance to families in low cost communities in Lagos and its environs at no cost. These materials provided can sustain each family of 5 for about 2-4 weeks. Having reached over 120 communities

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    About Lagos Food Bank

    Our Core Values

    • Commitment: We are committed to solving hunger induced problems and providing related services
    • Compassion: We are motivated by compassion to reach out to the poor
    • Community: We collaborate with others who share our goals of a poverty free nation
    • Connection: We build a community of people that connect with the needs of the most vulnerable in the society
    • Contribution: We do whatever it takes to add value and contribute to deliver more services to our beneficiaries through shared goals and mutual support
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    About lagos Food bank

    Our Vision & Mission

    To be the Nation’s leading Domestic Hunger relief organization that provides access to sufficient and nutritious food for all.

    There are two parts to our Mission:

    • To act as a front-line agency assisting those struggling with malnutrition and hunger across the country.
    • To act as a food warehouse with branches in all the 20 Local governments in Lagos and to work with other agencies that assist people in need.
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