News & Events

                                                            

Lagos State Disability Fund is meant for education and social advancement of People Living with Disabilities (PWDs) in Lagos State. It was launched by His Excellency, Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode , on the 29th of May, 2016, with a seed fund of N500,000,000 ( Five Hundred Million Naira ). Individual, corporate organizations, government, either at the local or international level, can contribute to the fund. This is in line with Lagos State Special People’s Law. The fund serves as social insurance for everybody, weather living with disability or not, because anybody may acquire one form of disability or another at any point in time.

ACCOUNT DETAIL :
LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT DISABILITY TRUST FUND,
GUARANTY TRUST BANK
ACCOUNT NUMBER 0231076879.


LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT DISABILITY FUND DOMICILIARY ACCOUNT WITH ZENITH BANK NIGERIA PLC :
S/N ACCOUNT NAME CURRENCY   ACCOUNT NUMBER
1 LASG DISABILITY FUND GREAT BRITAIN POUNDS  5060166991
2 LASG DISABILITY FUND UNITED STATES DOLLARS 5070642754
3 LASG DISABILITY FUND EUROS 5080158140
                                                                            

REGISTRATION GUIDELINES FOR LAGOS STATE DISABILITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME  (LASDEEP)

INDIVIDUAL BENEFICIARY :

  1. Applicant must be a person living with disability (PWD) , registered in Lagos State by Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA).
  2. Applicant must be registered with Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA).
  3. Applicant must be duly registered with a disability cluster group (highlighted below), recognized and registered with LASODA.
  4. Applicant shall apply for the fund through his/her disability cluster, stating the purpose(s) for which a grant is being sought, by collecting an application form from 2nd of May, 2017. The completed application form must be returned to the same disability cluster on or before 31st of May, 2017.
  5. Applicant shall be required to obtain and attach a letter from his/her disability cluster in line with provision of (3) above.
  6. Applicant shall also be required to obtain and attach a letter of recommendation , duly signed by a clergyman and a civil servant not less than grade 15, both of which must write their names boldly on the said letter.
  7. Applicant shall also be required to comply with other specific grant requirements issued by LASODA, after submitting the application form.

 ORGANISATIONAL BENEFICIARIES :

  1. Applicant organization must be an incorporated body duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria.
  2. Applicant organization must be fully based and operating in Lagos and registered with LASODA.
  3. Applicant organization must be a body constituted of or for PWDs and must resident and working in Lagos, for social advancement of PWDs.
  4. The organization shall provide updated list of its executives and registered members and should have existed for at least 2 years, to be eligible for any grant from LASODA.
  5. The organization shall provide at least 2 years annual report, financial audit report and bank account statements in order to be eligible for LASODA grant.
  6. Prospective applicant organization shall apply directly through LASODA, by collecting an application form from 2nd of May, 2017. Completed application form must be returned to LASODA on or before 31st of May, 2017.
  7. Applicant organization shall comply with any other specific grant requirements issued by LASODA.

RECOGNISED DISABILITY CLUSTERS IN LAGOS 

1. Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD), Lagos State Chapter.
Address : Chapters Hotel, 15-17 Abiodun Kuye Street, off Olayiwola Street, Oko-oba, Ijaye-ojokoro, Lagos.
Contacts : 08039472763, 08028974873, 08023815453.
08094695850 (text message only).

2. Nigeria Association of the Blind (NAB), Lagos State Chapter.
Address : 55 Akintan Street, off Clegg Street, Surulere, Lagos.Contacts : 08033227353, 08099242889, 08034829045.

3. Lagos State Association of the Deaf.
Address : Wesley School for the hearing impaired, Ajao Street, Surulere, Lagos.
Contacts : 08034344775 (text message only), 08037951329 ( text message only), 08032450936 (text message only).

4. Lagos State Association of Physically Challenged.
Contacts : 08062173614, 08051140008, 08038609649, 07053674874.

5. Spinal Cord Injury Association of Nigeria (SCIAN), Lagos State Chapter.
Address : 1. Spinal Cord Centre , Alakoso Avenue, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos.
2, Ahmadiya Hospital, Ahmadiya Bus stop, Lagos-Abeokuta expressway, Ijaiye, Lagos.
Contacts : 08055333543, 08027382429, 08036777100.

N.B  :  The application form is free and can be downloaded on this website from 2nd of May, 2017. The completed application form must be returned on or before 31st of May, 2017.

Events in Pictures