About WIPRO International
WIPRO International is a Charity Non-Governmental Organisation.
Developing the total man in developing countries
Confronting the abounding development challenges in developing countries.
Using research, publication, conference, enterprise development and awareness creation to develop the total man in developing countries.
1. PROTECTIVE: Man needs protection against economic hardships.
2. PREVENTIVE: Socio-economic hardships can be prevented.
3. CURATIVE: Rather than apply palliative and cosmetic measures to alleviate poverty, economic difficulties can be tackled from
their root causes to secure their cure.
4. REHABILITATIVE: Rehabilitative programmes help people to contain the effects of socio-economic problems.
5. RE-INTEGRATIVE: The rehabilitated poor need to be re-settled and re-integrated into the mainstream of the societal system.
- Eneh, Onyenekenwa Cyprian, Ph.D. - President and Chief Executive Officer
- Mrs. Harriet C. Okoro M.Sc - Project Director
- Hon. Udeoke, Geoffrey - Programme Manager
- Nduka Ndidi, HND . - Accounts Manager
- Four (4) Programme Officers
Board of Trustees
- President and Chief Executive Officer - Eneh, Onyenekenwa Cyprian, Ph.D. (academic/industrialist), Research Fellow I, Institute for Development Studies, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu, Nigeria.
- Vice President - Prof. (Rev.) Ukaejiofo, Ernest Okemefuna, M.Sc. (academic/administrator), Former Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu, Nigeria and Retired Archdeacon (Evangelism), Enugu Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion).
- Secretary - Lady Okonkwo, Agnes Uzoamaka, M.Ed. (industrialist/administrator), Managing Director, Aniuzo International Limited, Emene-Enugu.
- Treasurer - Mrs. Eneh, Amuche Ngozi, M.Ed. (educationist/administrator) - Principal, Community Junior Secondary School, Amabor-Owelli, Awgu Local Government Area, Enugu State, Nigeria.
- Member - Mrs V. C. Ibezi, (Retired Nurse, U.K.).
- Member - Mrs. Nzelu, Ijeoma Chiedozie, M.Sc. (academic/administrator), Head of Department of Food Science & Technology, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
The Welfare & Industrial Promotions (WIPRO) International was founded on 28 February 1998 in Enugu, Nigeria by a group of 15 visionaries (men and women) who had passion for developing the total man by confronting the abounding development challenges in developing countries. The Organization was registered (RC No. 13767) with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria as a charity non-governmental organization (NGO) in May 2001, with its head-office at The Eastern Nigeria Industrial Estate, 30 Zik Avenue, Uwani-Enugu .
WIPRO International has conducted hundreds of national and international researches, conferences, workshops, training, public lectures, arts exhibitions, etc. mostly in collaboration with national and international organizations, such as the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), State Governments, Department for International Development (DFID), Alliance Francaise (AF), and civil society organisations.
Research-based publications of WIPRO International include (1) A Tear for the Nigerian Child of 1990s, (2) AIDS Pandemic: Emergency in Africa! Another World War!!, (3) Welfare & Industrial Companion, (4) Soap & Soap-Kindred Products Industries, (5) Small & Medium Enterprises in Southeast Nigeria: Problems & Solutions, (6) Most Enterprising Project Digest Volumes 1 & 2, (7) Sustainable Development Review (an international multidisciplinary research journal), etc.
In 1998, UNICEF recommended WIPRO International to FGN as “a credible N.G.O. solid on ground for national assignment.” In 2000, UNICEF Nigeria A Field Office recommended WIPRO International as a possible representative of the African NGOs at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session Preparatory Committee Meeting. WIPRO International won the award of “Vibrant/Hardworking Child Focused NGO” of the year 2006 by FGN.
WIPRO International operates US$ domiciliary and Naira bank accounts that are audited periodically by external auditors. The Organisation is managed by a Management Team headed by WIPRO International founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Onyenekenwa Cyprian Eneh, who is a Research Fellow with the renowned Research Institute, the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu, Nigeria. Mr. Eneh is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (FICCON) and Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM). Members of the Board of Trustees of WIPRO International include Prof. (Rev.) E.O. Ukaejiofo and other crack academics and astute administrators and managers.
WIPRO International welcomes collaboration with government and non-governmental research and development organizations.
Past Activities/Beneficiaries of WIPRO projects
- 24 tertiary educational institutions received between 62 and 159 copies each of reputable international journals/books donated by WIPRO International, June to August 2021.
- 77,450 students/staff of 50 secondary schools in Enugu State on HIV/AIDS Prevention Education
- 8,800 pastors/members of Assemblies of God Nigeria on Industrial Projects Development (Training) Programme (IPDP)
- 2,427 students/staff of Command Day Secondary School. Enugu on HI V/AIDS Prevention Education
- 2,174 unemployed youths/women in Anambra State on Child Rights Issues + IPDP
- 395 unemployed youths/community leaders in Rivers State on Child Rights Issues
- 308 members of Otukpo Methodist Diocese in Bcnue State on IPDP
- 242 members of the public in Enugu State on IPDP
- 207 inmates/staff of Enugu, Nsukka and Oji prisons on IPDP
- 150 members of ECWA I, Enugu on HIV/AIDS Prevention Education
- 110 members of Grace & Truth Assembly. Abakaliki on HIV/AIDS Prevention Education + IPDP
- 62 communities in Enugu State on Community Based Initiative for HIV/AIDS/STI Prevention
- 50 members of Grace of God Church, Awkunanaw-Enugu on IPDP
- 12 communities in Rivers State on Child Rights Issues + IPDP
- 11 communities in Anambra State on Child Rights Issues + IPDP
- 9 widows in Enugu on Child Rights Issues
- 2 secondary schools in Benue State on Child Rights Issues
- 2 communities in Benue State on Child Rights Issues
- School leavers and drop-outs on Child Rights Issues
- Unemployed graduates on IPDP
- Retired/disengaged workers and retiring pastors/deacons /wives on IPDP
- Listeners to radio programmes on IPDP + HIV/AIDS Prevention
- General readership on IPDP + HIV/AIDS Prevention