Welcome to the website of the
Igbo Development Association
of British Columbia, Canada.
The purposes of
the association are...
- To educate the youth about their Igbo cultural and linguistic heritage
- To foster unity among the Igbos and between them and other ethnic groups within and outside the Province of British Columbia
- To promote and maintain the social, educational, cultural, civic, and general well-being of its members and to provide a forum for social, educational and cultural exchange between the Igbo people and other cultural group
- To promote academic and sports excellence by providing scholarships and other awards
to deserving youth members
- To enhance the image of the Igbo speaking people of Nigeria in association with other ethnic groups within and outside the Province of British Columbia through public relations, staging of seminars on topical issues and disseminating information on matters of mutual interest.
- To identify economically disadvantaged individuals or groups here in British Columbia or in Igbo land and render them financial assistance from time to time