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Who are EdoFriends of BC

We are a non-profit and charity organization in Canada dedicated to better the quality of life for all Canadians. Our founders were a group of immigrants from Edo region of Southern Nigeria. We offer different programs and services based on identified needs of New Immigrants, Refugees, Low-Income Families and Seniors in the communities we serve.

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Our Activities

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Cultural Program

Organizing a yearly Musical and Cultural Event that benefit New Immigrants, Refugees and Canadian Society at Large. This is done with the participation of all the New Immigrants in our programs and others that have gone through our programs. All immigrants show case their talent in this event and also an opportunity for us to showcase Canadian Aboriginal Culture, Arts, and Folk Dance. Once a week, we organize story telling forum for our immigrant community in our office.

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Settlement and Integration Services

We assist Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley new immigrants and refugees in finding accommodation, doctors, Schools for children, used furniture, banking services, library services, shopping centers and everyday transportation needs. This is done through the help of our trained staff members and volunteers who meet with our immigrant community members to do assessment of their individual needs.

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Employment Services

We work with new immigrants and refugees in groups and offer one on one training to increase their chances of being successful in the workplace. We provide counseling, job training, labor market information, referrals and other support services. This is done daily in our office/activities center by trained employment counselors and office staff members.

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upcoming events

Our events

06 Jul

Youth Anti-Racism Program

From July 6, 2024 to August 17, 2024We titled this program “TOGETHERNESS.” It will be used celebrate...

27 Jul

Annual Community Outreach - BBQ Event

EDO Friends of British Columbia Associations ask you to join us in our Annual Community Outreach.Gam...

Annual Community Outreach - BBQ Event
Jul 27, 2024

Annual Community Outreach - BBQ Event

EDO Friends of British Columbia Associations ask you to join us in our Annual Community Outreach.Gam...

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