That all kids of school age in Igbere stay in school and are able to attain their developmental potentials.


To offer financial assistance to needy but promising children of Igbere origin studying in Igbere and do so for each qualified candidate for as long as the need exists.

About Us

The Kwande initiative is a non-profit organization initiated in 2018 by Professor Ogwo E. Ogwo, Engr Emmanuel Ukandu and Engr. Ndukwe Uche and has since been joined by over 30 Igbere sons and daughters. Membership is set to grow to 100 this year. From 2018 till date, Kwande has awarded over 36 scholarships to kids schooling in Igbere community and we are gearing up to increase this number in 2020!

Membership Eligibility

People of Igbere origin, of all age brackets, resident anywhere in the world, who subscribe to the vision stated here and who commit in writing, to contributing at least, ₦2,000 (Two thousand Naira) or US$5 (Five US dollars) monthly. That translates to an annual contribution of ₦24,000 (Twenty-four thousand Naira) or US$70 (Seventy US dollars) annually for life, towards the achievement of the mission stated here. Individual members may contribute more, up to a maximum of ₦150,000 (One hundred and fifty thousand Naira) or US$400 (400 US dollars) a year. Beneficiaries of this scheme will be automatically eligible for membership after they would have become income earners.

Board Members

Prof. Ogwo E. Ogwo


Engr. Ndukwe Uche

Board Member

Engr. Emmanuel Ukandu

Board Member

Mrs. Amadi Ikwechegh

Board Member

Ms. Ugo Ogwo

Board Member

Executive Committee

Dr. Ndukwe Dibia


Dr. Chukwu Udensi

Assistant Manager/ Events Manager

Engr. Ikedi Uche


Engr. Uwakwe Ukaegbu

Communications Manager

Mr George Ijioma

Financial Secretary

Rev. Samuel Eze

Community, Public & Government Relations Officer

Mr. Ukandu Eme Ukandu

Welfare Officer

Igbere children are already beneficiaries of the Kwande Foundation scholarship scheme. You can empower more students!

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