The Organization Mission
Nzuko Ndi Igbo (NNI) is an association which brings together persons and groups of persons who are Igbo by birth, marriage, naturalization or adoption in the state of Oregon and Southwest Washington.
The NNI’s mission includes the following goals:
· Promote the advancement of Igbo people in Oregon and Southwest Washington through education, cultural, economic and healthcare initiatives.
· Promote Igbo cultural heritage and facilitate cultural exchange between Igbo people and the communities and educational institutions in which they reside.
· Partner with governmental agencies, organizations and healthcare providers to drive preventive healthcare screening and services (immunizations) and overall wellness in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
· Promote youth educational and professional advancement through after-school programs, mentoring and tutoring to ensure 100% high school graduation and college admission rates.
· Conduct other activities that may be necessary to carry out the foregoing purposes.
The Organization Vision
The Nzuko Ndi Igbo (NNI) envisions a fuller implementation of their mission through the Igbo House Development Program. The Igbo House Development Program will provide aggressive, hands-on diversity training, as well as alternative education programs in their growing and diverse neighborhoods.
This project will also help aid unemployed adults, single parents, and other community members lacking the adequate skills and educational resources needed to secure and maintain skilled jobs with which to support themselves and their families.
This project will constructively assist over 50 undereducated minority residents through the new community service program. Members of NNI will serve as model outreach volunteer groups for Oregon and Southwest Washington neighborhoods.
This project will partner with refugee and cultural organizations to provide 10,000 energy efficient light bulbs to serve underserved 200 homes, with each receiving 5 energy efficient light bulbs to help save money to individuals and families, and teach recipients to turn off lights and other appliances when not in use, while helping the environment and preserving our resources.