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Urhobo Progress Union America provides an annual forum for the gathering of Urhobo descents and others who identify with Urhobo people and culture to learn and share and promote Urhobo culture and ideals and to promote unity and development. We invite you to participate in the 2020 Annual convention set to take place in September this year. In addition to this event, Urhobo Progress Union America holds an Annual Urhobo Language Competition in Urhoboland. In the last two years the organization has used the Lecture Theatre one of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) for Government secondary schools language competition. We offer cash prizes to the first three winners to encourage participants to gain a deeper grasp of the Urhobo language and culture. Additional consolation prizes are given.

Urhobo language competition is also organized for Children, young adult and adult members of UPUA. We also run a scholarship awards program to qualified Urhobo descents at Government colleges and universities in Urhoboland; additional scholarship is given to two male, and two female freshmen in the United States. Our belief is that youth and young adults are the lifeblood of the Urhobo ways of life, and we want them to treasure this unique culture and heritage. Urhobo Progress Union America is aware of the importance of clean water and committed to the installations of boreholes in various towns and villages in the 24 Kingdoms of Urhobo Nation. We engage in a variety of Welfare and Emergency Relief Assistance programs that are specific to the real time needs of the Urhobo Nation by organizing medical outreach during the annual UPU Worldwide day celebration in Nigeria, and another kingdom chosen for a similar outreach program during the same period. Help us accomplish our mission by donating or volunteering today!