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Funding Opportunities at AKISAN

Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria (USA), Inc.TM (AKISAN USA) is a 501C(3) non-profit organization that was established on September 23, 1987.

AKISAN USA is a membership-based, apolitical organization. Membership is chapter-based.

AKISAN USA has the following sets of objectives:

  • To promote, encourage and foster unity among the citizen of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria both at home and abroad.
  • To promote economic, educational, cultural, scientific and social progress of Akwa Ibom State within the framework of one Nigeria.
  • To cooperate with and support bona-fide Nigerian Associations in the United States of America and encourage members of the Association to join Nigerian Associations and participate in promoting the interest of Nigeria both at home and abroad.
  • To encourage and support the educational, professional and legitimate business aspirations of all Akwa Ibom State citizens, provided those aspirations are consistent with the best interest of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria and its citizens.
  • To act as a liaison between our government, and others, including other organizations both government and non-governmental, and the members of this Association and citizens of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria in the United States of America.
  • To support and promote various charitable organizations by cooperating with any such organization, participating in its activities or contributing to such an organization.