Godwin Ehigiamusoe

As a university graduate from one of Nigeria’s minority tribes, Godwin Ehigiamusoe was part of a rural cooperative movement before setting up LAPO in Ogwashi–Uku, in the Delta State of Nigeria. Under his leadership, LAPO was awarded the Pro-Poor Award for Innovation in Microfinance by the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), and the Excellence in Microfinance Award by the Grameen Foundation. He is the author of Understanding NGOs (1998); Poverty and Microfinance in Nigeria (2000) and Issues in Microfinance: Enhancing Financial Inclusion (2011).