OTU UMUNNE
Cultutal Organization. Inc

Community Outreach Programs & Projects

Long live Umuada Ugo!!!! Long live Otumunne!!!!!!!!!!!

OTU UMUNNE'S FACT SHEET 

Selected Community Activities and Outreach Programs (Since December 12, 1986: Raised a network of progressive young people who are proud of their Igbo/Nigerian/American heritage. 1987-Held our first "Easterfest - Otu Umunne's Cultural event. Later re-coined "Igbofest" in 1988.  


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    Projects:

        Participated in various festival, fundraising, and cultural events around Georgia and Southeastern USA.
        • Cherry Blossom Festival, Macon, GA
        • Nigeria Heritage Night by Nigerian Organization, Middle Georgiat
        • National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta
        • showcasing Nigerian fashions and arts 1997/98
        • Mother Africa Children's Summit, Atlanta.
        • Various Consulate General of Nigeria, Atlanta events (1994 till date)
        • Pan African Festival of Georgia, Macon (1997 till)
        • NAPS, Nigerian American Progressive Society, Birmingham Alabama(2010, Nigerian Independence)
        • Contributions/support to agencies that cater to children, women and families both in the USA and Nigeria
        • March of Dimes
        • Contributions to the victims of Tsunami
        • Mercy Corps Haiti Relief efforts
        • Katrina Relief efforts
        • MedShare
        • Yearly contribution to Nigerian Youth Alliance Graduation Program


          Selected Milestones/Programs/Events:
          • Otu Umunne has promoted Igbo/Nigerian arts and culture at countless events and festivals across the Southeastern United States
          • 2012-2020 Impact the Future Global Youth Development Cultural and Educational Initiative, Nkpor, Nigeria
          • Raised funds to support women and underserved children both in America and Nigeria
          • Bi-Annual Gala and Cultural Night
          • 2006 till present- March of Dimes
          • Medshare
          • 2005-Children’s Summer Arts and Culture Camp
          • 2005 - Launched new Odenjiji dance and first-ever Igba Ọsọ Egwu event in the Americas
          • 2004 - Otu Umunne’s First Women Conference and Retreat
          • 1997 - till present -“Rites of Passage” Ceremony (An IgboFest event), ushering her youths into adulthood
          • 1994 - Cherry Blossom Festival, Macon, Georgia
          • 1987 - Launched IgboFest (Otu Umunne's signature Igbo Festival)
          • Annual Training Retreat- Otu Umunne Cultural Organization, Inc.
          • National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta
          • Macon's Grand Opera House
          • 1987 till present, Monthly Children’s Educational and Socio-Cultural Program
          • Supported victims of Indian Ocean tsunami, Katrina, Haiti etc

        Sponsorship:

        • As a Non-Profit Organization, the Organization relies on the public for funding of these programs

        Collaboration:

        • * Otu Umunne Cultural Organization, Inc. collaborates with any individual or groups that cater to underserved children, families and cultural institutions