12thOct

Malnutrition worsens in Nigeria despite govt, private sector efforts.

Despite concerted efforts to curb the menace, malnutrition among children under five years is worsening in Nigeria, a new survey has revealed. The fifth round Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS5) also shows that malnutrition in under five children living in rural areas is higher than those in urban areas. The survey was carried out in

10thSep

AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 2017

In addition to a detailed account of accomplishments for the year, including an assessment of our financial position, you will meet the people behind the figures. As a valued partner in ending local hunger in Lagos, we hope you enjoy seeing how volunteers, donors and the people we serve make Lagos Food Bank sustainable charity

10thSep

2017 LFBI Annual report

Download our Annual Report to view 2017’s achievements and financial highlights demonstrating our fiscal accountability and responsibility. Thank you to the amazing people who make our work possible, from our board and volunteers, generous donors & supporters and all partners. Your support and dedication to our mission is at the heart of our efforts to

5thSep

Eradicating extreme hunger with food banks

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” – Mahatma Gandhi Hunger hurts and takes away hope. When hunger pervades a country’s landscape it not only threatens the future of its inhabitants, it hampers their prosperity. In identifying man’s Hierarchy of Needs, renowned

4thAug

Nigeria In Food Crisis Says UNN

Lagos (AFP) – Urgent funding is needed to keep thousands of people alive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday, stressing that the situation borders on famine and compares to crises in Darfur and South Sudan. Aid agencies have been warning increasingly of food shortages in hard-to-reach areas of Borno state, while one

4thAug

Embracing The Need For Food Banking In Nigeria

A volunteer of the Lagos food Bank Initiative Mr. Elijah David has expounded on the need for food banking in Nigeria and why people should embrace and replicate the initiative. In his words, he noted as follows: “Beyond every reasonable doubt, the need for the creation of food banks cannot be over emphasized, it’s quite

4thAug

New Hunger Index Shows Nigerians Are Seriously Hungry

Everyone was always hungry. The poorer you were, the hungrier you were, and with the hunger came weakness and irritability. It became difficult to think clearly and you needed to think/o clearly to work out how to survive the next day, how to get food. You were sure you could still work if you could