Due to the ongoing economic hardships resulting from the removal of fuel subsidies, the Lagos Food Bank Thursday, August 31st 2023, in partnership with GFN will reach vulnerable women residing in low-cost communities within Lagos with food relief to mitigate the effects of the subsidy removal.

This outreach aims to distribute essential food items and relief materials as part of the 3-month Subsidy Removal Food Assistance Programme (SRFAP)

The Lagos Food Bank is committed to ensuring equitable access to nourishment for all. The food donations provided have the capacity to sustain a family of 4 or 5 members for approximately 2 to 4 weeks, thereby alleviating food insecurity and ensuring sufficient nourishment for vulnerable households.

Over the past 7 years, the Lagos Food Bank has served as a beacon of hope for under-served communities. This initiative significantly contributes to the achievement of SDG 2, which strives to establish a world without hunger, food insecurity, or malnutrition.

The Global Food Banking Network (GFN) is an international nonprofit that works towards a hunger-free future in more than 40 countries by sustaining, uniting and strengthening food banks. They believe that food banks are an integral and viable solution in empowering the world to defeat hunger and change lives.


We aim to reach out to vulnerable women in low income communities by providing essential relief and personal care items that will sustain a family of 5 for 2-4 weeks.


  • To provide food assistance to vulnerable women within the community.
  • To eradicate hunger by eliminating instances of food insecurity.
  • To mitigate the effect of fuel subsidies within low income communities

Date: Thursday, August 31st 2023

Beneficiaries: Vulnerable women in low-income communities

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