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Mission StatementISUOCHI PROGRESSIVE UNION, USA (IPU-USA), formed in 1997 as Umunneochi Progressive Union, is ethnic with the prime objective of promoting the well-being of Isuochi people here in USA, the preservation of our cultural heritage and passage of such to our descendants. IPU-USA will also participate to its ability in furthering the development of Isuochi, our place of origin, and promoting the welfare of its people. We are registered with the State of California as a non-profit organization operating exclusively for the public purposes within the meaning of section 501(C)3 of the Internal Revenue code.
About IsuochiIsuochi autonomous community is located in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria. The people of Isuochi are descendants of Ochi, a warrior and wrestler who in search of a "healthy, stoneless and wind swept” area for wrestling and other forms of sport, settled at Nkwoagu in the heart of the area called Isuochi. Ochi had a son named Isu who had two sons Ezi and Ihite. Ezi Isuochi is made up of Umuelem, Achara, Lomara, Amuda and Umuaku. Ihite Isuochi is made up of Ndiawa, Ihie, Mbala and Ngodo. These are the nine villages of Isuochi community. Based on a unanimous decision in 1970, the community shares things in the following order - Umuelem, Ndiawa, Achara, Ihie, Lomara, Mbala, Amuda, Ngodo and Umuaku. The Isuochi community uses the next of kin formula to share the kola nut. For example, any kola nut from Umuelem goes through any Ezi Isu representative to Isuochi. The same applies to any kola from Ihite Isu. The major occupation of the Isuochi people is agriculture and black-smiting. The main agricultural food crops are cassava, yam, black beans and cocoyam. The Cash crops are palm nuts and cashew nuts. These also constitute the foundation of industrial activities in the area. In addition there are also local stone mining activities centered on stones, and clay and pottery activities.
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