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About Us

Established in 1990 and headquartered in Columbus, OH,
USA, Weavers of Nigeria is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization that is committed to the improvement of our
communities in Nigeria and in the United States, focusing
on women and children’s issues. We raise funds to
support charitable organizations that share our focus.
Weavers of Nigeria also supports the Central Ohio
Nigerian community through social and cultural events
such as the Nigerian independence celebration and the
annual family cookout.

Man Painting a Wall
Girl with Dogs
Girls Carrying a Recycling Bin
Volunteers Cleaning
Serving Food
Volunteers Packing Food
Men Volunteering
Team Meeting

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Weavers of Nigeria is to plan and
execute charitable projects, and to foster a conducive
environment for achieving lasting peace, unity, and
progress through positive cooperation among Nigerian
women, and between Nigerians and people from all


Who are we?


Who are we?

WON strives to improve our communities in Nigeria and
the United States by focusing on children and women’s
issues and by promoting cooperation and understanding in
the world. We plan fundraising events to support women
and children causes and plan collaborative events to bring
Nigerians living in Central Ohio together. In addition, we
promote the rich culture and history of Nigeria and the
diverse contributions of Nigerians.

Our Charitable Works

In the United States and abroad

In the United States and abroad

Weavers of Nigeria has supported many charities in the
United States, Nigeria, and abroad for more than 30


Some of the organizations we have helped include the


Adopt-a-Family for Christmas, Columbus, OH
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Catholic International School, Lagos
Sancta Maria Orphanage Centre, Etiti
Chibok Girls Scholarship Fund
Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (Ebola Fund)
Operation Smile
Afor-Igwe Primary School, Ihiala
Dadaab Somali Refugee camp
Center for Arts and Culture, Lagos
First Love Columbus, OH (serving orphans of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria)
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Ihiala
Down Syndrome Association of Nigeria, Lagos
University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu
St. Matthias Church Soup Kitchen for the Homeless, Columbus, OH
Annunciation Seminary, Amaudara
Hearts of Gold Children's Hospice/Orphanage, Lagos
Provincialate of the Handmaids of the Holy Child of Jesus (program for homeless families)
Children Development Centre, Lagos
Children's Ward, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana
Haitian Relief
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Nigerian Red Cross Society
Roland McDonald House Charities, Columbus, OH
Ogbete Primary School, Enugu
Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund

COVID-19 Relief Projects

...and many more.

Weavers of Nigeria
Executive Board (2022-2024)

President – Mrs. Remi Adejobi
Vice President – Dr. Rafiat Eshett
Secretary – Mrs. Imelda Obiagwu
Assistant Secretary – Ms. Enyioma Anaba
Financial Secretary – Mrs. Pauline Ibe
Treasurer – Mrs. Wendy Lasekan
Public Relations Officer – Lady Doris Anyadoh
Parliamentarian – Mrs. Devina Onwukwe
Historian – Dr. Lovette Chinwah-Adegbola

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