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Our Future Rests In Our Heritage

We Promote economic and social
development of Enuani (Nigeria)
indigenes here and at home.

Welcome to the Enuani Association of Georgia, Inc. USA

Ife onye wepu anya, ka ibe me nashia.

English: "If you do not pay attention, there is another who will come along and do it better."

The Association is made up of Enuani indigenes residing in the state of Georgia, USA.

We seek to unify and promote the economic and social development of people here and at home. We accomplish this through initiatives aimed at helping individuals discover and strengthen their capacity to do, and achieve more.

Widows' Enterprise Project

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After months of due diligence, Enuani Association launches the Widows' Enteprise Project. This program is designed to support widows who, after losing their husband re-dedicate themselves to building a future as full-fledged citizens of their community.

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Widows' Entrepreneur Project

As a male-dominated nation, one of the challenges many Nigerian communities have is that when the married man passes away, his widow is left to fend for herself. Often there is no "retirement" plan or other means of subsistence than to now go out and figure out how they will fend for themselves. Of course, she may have children who can step in and take care of business. However, often that is not the case as the children themselves (especially the young ones) must now fend for themselves as well.

Many may find another man willing to come into their lives and help. Many times these widows pick up the pieces by going out on their own, or perhaps they had a previous business of their own even when their husband was alive. In other cases, they may take over from there their husbands left off, say they have had a business, or farmland he was working, etc.

Enuani Association believes that such enterprising women who are working hard to pick up the pieces and become/remain positive contributors to their families and the community must be supported as much as possible. This is why we have launched the "Widows' Entrepreneur Micro-loan Project". The program is designed to provide small repayable loans to the ladies to support them in their entrepreneurial efforts. They are responsible for repaying the loan from proceeds they earn from their business using the loans they receive. As these loans are paid back, it loaned out to others.

It must be noted that all recipients undergo a rigorous vetting process backed by loan guarantors prior to receiving a loan.

For the initial launch of the program (2018-2019 year) we have committed to 12 widows, 4 each from Idumuje-Ugboko, Issele-Uku, Ugbody, and Okpanam. Loans for the 2018/2019 period have been disbursed.

A Small Business Microloan Transforms

  • Enuani Association of Georgia Plants Seeds of Self Reliance and Creativity Through Operation:

    Think & Grow Rich

    Enuani Association of GA has launched an effort to plant seeds of self-reliance and creative endeavor among teachers and students through a program they have named, "Think and Grow Rich".  Its an initiative at local schools located in villages which make up its membership.

    Think & Grow Rich Program

    The association donated 45 books to the various schools' libraries and resource centers. The president, Sunday Ashiedu indicated that "We got the program going this last August. Our hope is that students, teachers and school officials who read the books will be motivated to improve their lives and that of those around them through service to others."

    Ashiedu stated further, "We hired the very experienced and committed educator, Prince Martin Nwoko to be our local representative and insure the books get to the schools as planned and are used for the purpose they are intended".

    The association donated several copies of the book, "Think and Grow Rich", By Napoeon Hill to the secondary (high) schools.

    It also donated copies of the book, "The Lion That Finally Roared" by Obi Chidebelum Eze to the elementary schools.

    Altogether 13 schools serving over 1500 students benefited from this program. The association receives periodic feedback on how the program is progressing and whether its meeting the stated goals.