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Organization Contact Information

Name: LIFT UP CARE FOUNDATION (LUCAF)
Street 1: GP 705 MICHAEL OLOBAYO ESTATE PHASE 2
Street 2: GADUMO VILLAGE LOKOJA
City: LOKOJA, KOGI STATE
Province:
Post Code: 234
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 2348033120109
Email: liftupcare@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.liftupcare.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MRS
First Name: LAMI ANGELA
Last Name: AHMED
Title: PRESIDENT/FOUNDER
Email: liftupcare@gmail.com
Phone: 2348053537474

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MRS
First Name: SANDRA OYIZA
Last Name: SOGWU
Title: PROJECT CORDINATOR
Email: sandra@liftupcare.org
Phone: 2348033852791

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
LUCAF is a grassroots focused non- Governmental organisation carrying out activities on information dissemination,sensitization and free screening on health issues to children,adult and economic empowerment to women

We became interested in tuberculosis because we discovered that there is wide gap in information and awareness of the seriousness of the illness in the rural areas. Most people in the community we work with still believe that tuberculosis is an evil attach, they lack knowledge on the prevention, treatment and care for the disease and the affected. We are planning to increase awareness in the communities via advocacy and community dialogue and increase the number of affected persons seeking health interventions as well as enlighten the community enough to stop stigmatization
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Currently, what we are doing is collaborating with TB health officers in the rural areas to work with in dissemination of information in the communities.

We plan to do more in the next quarter because we have noticed a huge gap in the communities and it is affecting the economic well being and interpersonal relationship of the people
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Nigeria

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
advocacy visit to the community gatekeepers, community dialogue, mobilization to increase the number of affected persons seeking/accessing medical help and adhering to medical instructions and we plan to begin to form support groups

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 24, 2012
Last updated: March 24, 2012