In a bid to curb world hunger and advocate for millions of people facing food insecurity, Lagos Food Bank Initiative will be teaming up with Montego Upstream Services Limited on Thursday 30th May 2024, to provide nutritional support and personal care items to resilient women and households through the Temporary Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) of the food bank.


Makoko is an informal settlement across the 3rd Mainland Bridge located on the coast of mainland Lagos. A third of the community is built on stilts along the lagoon and the rest is on the land. The waterfront part of the community is largely harbored by the Egun people who migrated from Badagry and Republic of Benin and whose main occupation is fishing.


Montego Upstream Services Limited Montego Upstream Services Ltd is a wholly indigenous quality-driven oil and gas services company involved in Drilling support services and Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning (EPCIC) services.


The aim of this outreach is to tackle food insecurity in vulnerable communities by offering nutritious staple foods and personal care items to women in need, ensuring they are supported for a period of 2 to 4 weeks.



  • To tackle food insecurity impacting vulnerable families in the Makoko community.
  • To improve the health of the older population through proper nutrition and to encourage healthy diet.
  • To alleviate hunger by delivering nutritious food and essential relief materials to vulnerable households, fostering healthy living.

Date: Thursday 30th May, 2024.

Beneficiaries: Vulnerable women and households living in Makoko community, Lagos.


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