About us

OUR NAME: "Nka Uforo Iban" (Association for Women's Progress)
OUR MOTTO: "Ima Ye Ukeme" (Love and Ability)

We, the women and citizens of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria in the Washington Metropolitan Area, aware of our responsibilities, dedicated to promoting the unity, progress and strength of our state within the framework of a united Nigeria, and convinced that Akwa Ibom state has a major role to play in the development of Nigeria

Our Mission

(A) Support select organizations that provide services and support to disadvantaged women and children in the USA and Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
(B) Cooperate with and support other associations in the Americas for promotion of Akwa Ibom Women interest.
(C) Promote the cultural, economical, educational, social and recreational forum where Akwa Ibom State Women and citizens meet to exchange ideas, home news and views, current international and local affairs.


An association of progressive and caring women from Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria (by birth of either parent, adoption, marriage or naturalization) resident in Greater Washington Metropolitan Area.


Contact Us

Address: PO BOX 6132. HYATTSVILLE, MD. 20782
Telephone: (240) 762-0582
E-mail: info@nkauforoiban.org