What’s New

March ‘IGBOness’ Challenge

Calling all kids to join our Igbo Fluency challenge in March. We start on Monday, March 1st and end on the 31st

Key goals are getting the kids to introduce themselves fluently AND ask introductory questions too.

Join us by ENROLLING your ụmụaka (kids) in our Virtual Igbo Learning Program NOW. Click HERE to learn more AND enroll.

Once enrolled, please provide a good number via link provided in your enrollment welcome email 😁🙌🏾

If your kids are already enrolled, please refer to today’s email for the link.


‘Igbakọ’ Session Recap

Our kiddos had an amazing time learning to ‘add’ and actually adding in Igbo today. Below are key words and phrases we discussed… The kids have been given homework to help ensure retention.

Parents, biko (please) encourage them to use those words and phrases frequently. Thank you for logging your umuaka (kids) on for this complimentary virtual session 🙂


Saying ‘Snow’ in Igbo

Do your kids know the Igbo word for ‘snow’? We’re having a great learning time discussing it on our social media platforms. Here’s our Instagram post on it. Be sure to discuss it with your kids and tell them your preferred version.

Join us on @akwukwo for more Igbo learning FUN and stuff 🙂


Kids ‘Igbakọ’ Session – FREE

We have an amazing mathematician, Mrs Cynthia Chinule, coming to teach the kids Addition! ‘Maths’ really should be made relevant and fun for all kids in this early stages to help them foster a healthy relationship with it.

This session would be in Igbo and English hence, all speaking levels welcome! It is a great FREE opportunity for your precious umuaka (kids) to learn and engage in Igbo.

  • Date: Saturday, February 20th
  • Time – 6:00 PM WAT (Nigeria)
  • Time – 11:00 AM CST (USA)
  • Duration – 30 minutes

CLICK HERE to provide your email and receive your child(ren)’s virtual meeting access. We can’t wait!

PS: This session is courtesy of our Virtual Igbo Learning Program ‘Guest Teacher’ initiative. CLICK HERE to learn more about our FUN effective Virtual Igbo Learning Program. CLICK HERE to enroll your kid(s) for fun, relatable and effective Igbo learning!


‘Learn Igbo for Kids’ App Fun!!!

Are your umuaka (kids) having fun on our ‘Learn Igbo for Kids’ app? It’s available in your, and/or their, device app store now… just search your app store for “Learn Igbo for Kids’.

Alternatively, you can click HERE iOS or HERE for Android 🙂


‘Nkata Ego’ Session Recap

Our kiddos had an amazing time chatting about money with Mrs Uchenna Iheanacho today. Below are key words and phrases we discussed… Homework was sent out to ensure retention.

Parents, biko (please) encourage them to use those words and phrases frequently. Thank you for logging your umuaka (kids) on for this complimentary virtual session 🙂


Here’s a GIFT

Kedu nu o, we want to thank everyone that has igborized with any and/or all of our innovative Igborizing Resources!

This year, we are hoping your children would join in on our FUN and EFFECTIVE Virtual Igbo Learning program… that is if they’re not already enrolled.

Here’s a 10% discount code off annual enrollment: Daalu10. To take advantage of this,

  • Click HERE to access the enrollment page
  • Input your details
  • Select Annual Enrollment option
  • Input Daalu10 in the ‘Enter Promocode’ box
  • Finish off the enrollment process
  • And you’re in 🙂

Please note that this code expires on January 31st. Anyi na-eche ha (we await them)… your kids that is 🙂


Kids ‘Nkata Ego’ Session – FREE

Kedu nu o! We’re starting off the New Year with our signature FREE virtual igborizing session for the umuaka (kids). The wonderful Mrs. Uche Iheanacho would be chatting iwth them about money… Session would be in Igbo and Engish hence, all speaking levels welcome! It is a great FREE opportunity for your precious umuaka (kids) to learn and engage in Igbo.

  • Date: Saturday, January 23rd
  • Time – 6:00 PM WAT (Nigeria)
  • Time – 11:00 AM CST (USA)
  • Duration – 30 minutes

CLICK HERE to provide your email and receive your child(ren)’s virtual meeting access. We can’t wait!

PS: This session is courtesy of our Virtual Igbo Learning Program ‘Guest Teacher’ initiative. To learn more about our FUN effective Virtual Igbo Learning Program, visit: www.akwukwo.com/vil


Happy New Year!

Kedu Akwukwo Fam! We’re wishing you a blessed 2021! Here’s to answered prayers and igborizing the next generation with our resources! We await you 🙂


Ichọ Nma Session Recap

Our learning friends had an amazing time with Mrs Ugo Onwukah as she showed them how to decorate a tree, spruce up a gift basket, and wrap a gift box… They go to learn Igbo through it all!

Here are the 5 key words/phrases they learned amongst other pertinent things. Homework has been sent to them email provided during session sign-up… we’re looking forward to the kiddos homework submissions. Thanks parents 🙂


Ekeresimesi Ọma!

It’s Christmas holidays and we’re wishing you, our Akwukwo Fam, a very Merry Christmas! Hope you’re all having a great time with family and friends… remember to include Igborizing as part of your child(ren)’s daily activities through the holidays. In addition to our thousands of effective Igborizing modules, we have fun printable worksheets for your umuaka (kids) within our Virtual Igbo Learning Program


Kids ‘Ichọ Nma’ Session – FREE

Kedu nu o! The amazing Mrs. Ugo Onwukah (@beauevent) will graciously Igborize our children on ‘Decorating’ on Tuesday, December 22nd! It is a great FREE opportunity for your precious umuaka (kids) to learn and engage in Igbo.

  • Time – 6:00 PM WAT (Nigeria)
  • Time – 11:00 AM CST (USA)
  • Duration – 30 minutes

CLICK HERE to provide your email and receive your child(ren)’s virtual meeting access. We can’t wait!

PS: This session is courtesy of our Virtual Igbo Learning Program ‘Guest Teacher’ initiative. To learn more about our FUN effective Virtual Igbo Learning Program, visit: www.akwukwo.com/vil

 


Give the ‘Gift of Culture’

Be different this year and give the gift of Culture to those precious children you know. Our vibrant, sturdy, Igborizing tear-free boardbooks are ideal for ALL children.

Get your copies now from HERE. You can also find stockists in your area HERE.


Give the ‘Gift of Igbo’

This season, biko (please) choose to give the gift of Igbo to the children in your life! They would love learning to Speak, Read and Write in Igbo on our Virtual Igbo Learning program! Best part is that you don’t have to go anywhere to give this pricesless gift.

Just CLICK HERE to gift it now and watch your recipient enjoy learning Igbo at their own pace, time, frequency, and convenience.


Nri Di Nma Session Recap

Our learning friends had an amazing time discussing Eating Right with Mrs Nneka Chidolue today. Here are the 5 key words/phrases we learned amongst other pertinent things. Homework is being sent for the kiddos that participated in our virtual session… we’re looking forward to the kiddos homework submissions. Thanks parents 🙂

 


Gift of Culture

Na ekeresimesi a (this Christmas), please give the Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children in your life a Gift of Igbo with our Virtual Igbo Learning program. CLICK HERE to gift it now.


Kids ‘Nri Di Nma’ Session – FREE

Kedu nu o! The amazing Mrs. Nneka Chidolue (@foodwritermum) will graciously Igborize our children on ‘Eating Right’ this month… on November 21st to be exact!

  • Time – 6:00 PM WAT (Nigeria)
  • Time – 11:00 AM CST (USA)
  • Duration – 30 minutes

This is a great FREE opportunity for the umuaka to learn and engage in Igbo. CLICK HERE to provide your email and receive your child(ren)’s virtual meeting access. We can’t wait!

PS: This session is courtesy of our Virtual Igbo Learning Program ‘Guest Teacher’ initiative. To learn more about our FUN effective Virtual Igbo Learning Program, visit: www.akwukwo.com/vil


New Kids Blog

Our enrolled Virtual Igbo Learning Program friend, Ezinne Okoye, wrote a blog and we’re proud of her! Check it out HERE


About SARS

With all that’s going on today in Nigeria, we decided to share a summary igborized account on SARS. Please play for you kids to inform them on this pertinent issue while also teaching them Igbo.


Kids ‘Idi Ocha’ Session – FREE

Kedu nu o! The smart Mr. Obinna Ibe (@obynodaddymuna) will graciously Igborize our children on ‘Cleanliness’ this month… On October 17th to be exact!

  • Time – 5:00 PM WAT
  • Time – 11:00 AM CST
  • Duration – 30 minutes

This is a great FREE opportunity for the umuaka to learn and engage in Igbo. CLICK HERE to provide your email and receive your child(ren)’s virtual meeting access. We can’t wait!

PS: This session is courtesy of our Virtual Igbo Learning Program ‘Guest Teacher’ initiative. To learn more about our FUN effective Virtual Igbo Learning Program, visit: www.akwukwo.com/vil


Flash Sale

Here’s a code for 10% off annul enrollment to our Virtual Igbo Learning Program! It’s ends on Monday, October 5th: Zola10.


Nigerian Independence Story + More

We’re excited to igborize children enrolled in our Virtual Igbo Learning Program with:

  • An animated Nigerian Independence Story
  • Corresponding Speak, Read and Write activities
  • 5 FUN and colorful hands-on worksheets

Needless to say, we’re Igborizing and loving it over here! Are your kiddos doing the same?


Kids ‘Onyinye Amara’ Session – FREE

Kedu nu o! The talented Mr. Stanley Ebigbo (@bondgrounded) will graciously Igborize our children on ‘Talents’ this month… This September 19th to be exact!

  • Time – 5:00 PM WAT
  • Time – 11:00 AM CST
  • Duration – 30 minutes

This is a great FREE opportunity for the umuaka to learn and engage in Igbo. CLICK HERE to provide your email and receive your child(ren)’s virtual meeting access. We can’t wait!

PS: This session is courtesy of our Virtual Igbo Learning Program ‘Guest Teacher’ initiative. To learn more about our FUN effective Virtual Igbo Learning Program, visit: www.akwukwo.com/vil


Gift of Igbo!

Are you giving the Igbo, half Igbo and language loving children in your life the Gift of Igbo on their birthdays, graduation, baptism, and other celebrations? We would like to be your go-to spot for the perfect gift of culture.

Biko (please) gift enrollment to our FUN and EFFECTIVE Virtual Igbo Learning program with these 3 easy steps:

  1. Go to Akwukwo Paypal
  2. Input gift enrollment choice amount: $10 for a month| $96 for a year | $145 for 2 years
  3. Include a note with recipients name, your name, your email address, preferred code (optional), celebration (optional)

Also, our Igbo children’s boardbooks are perfect reading companions and can be sent directly to the recipients in the US, Nigeria or the UK. CLICK HERE to purchase in the US. CLICK HERE for our Stockists in Nigeria and the UK.


Back to School Frames

If you’re in the US, your ụmụaka (children) are probably back to school… We’re offering EVERYONE one of the below photo frame options to showcase a picture of your child(ren).

Just send us the preferred picture via WhatsApp: 281-785-4404. CLICK HERE for direct WhatsApp link. Be sure to include the Frame Number 😊🙌🏾

👇🏾Frame #1👇🏾

👇🏾Frame #2 👇🏾

👇🏾Frame #3 👇🏾


Kids ‘Imeari Ahu’ Session – FREE

Kedu nu o! The wonderful Ms Uchenna Mofunanya (@shapeupwith_mrsmurphy) will graciously Igborize our children on ‘Exercise’ this month… On August 22nd to be exact!

  • Time – 5:00 PM WAT
  • Time – 11:00 AM CST
  • Duration – 30 minutes

This is a great FREE opportunity for the umuaka to learn and engage in Igbo. CLICK HERE to provide your email and receive your child(ren)’s virtual meeting access. We can’t wait!

PS: This session is courtesy of our Virtual Igbo Learning Program ‘Guest Teacher’ initiative. To learn more about our FUN effective Virtual Igbo Learning Program, visit: www.akwukwo.com/vil


Gwam, Gwam Gwam

Know this classic Igbo game? We love it and have the umuaka (children) currently answering some authentic Gwam, Gwam Gwam riddles within our Virtual Igbo Learning program. They’re loving it and are even coming up with their original questions… We bet your kiddos would like it too. Just enroll them in our Virtual Igbo Learning program for this and way more fun!

CLICK HERE to enroll Now


Kids ‘Ura’ Session – FREE

Kedu nu o! The wonderful Ms Onyinye Ibelegbu (@nwaadaigbo) will graciously Igborize our children on ‘Sleep’ this month… On July 25th to be exact!

  • Time – 4:00 PM WAT
  • Time – 10:00 AM CST
  • Duration – 30 minutes

This is a great FREE opportunity for the umuaka to learn and engage in Igbo. CLICK HERE to provide your email and receive your child(ren)’s virtual meeting access. We can’t wait!

PS: This session is courtesy of our Virtual Igbo Learning Program ‘Guest Teacher’ initiative. To learn more about our FUN effective Virtual Igbo Learning Program, visit: www.akwukwo.com/vil


To Spank, To Whoop, or NOT?

We mentioned this blog post by our founder, Chimmie Gbugu, on our Instagram page and thought to make it readily accessible to those following the recent conversation trend on disciplining children…

CLICK HERE to read this blog post from a couple years ago.


Kpa Kpa Ngolo

Are you all Igborizing your children this summer? We sure are over here in Akwukwo World… Our Virtual Igbo Learning program enrolled friends learned this classic Igbo song and game. Below’s a vid of 3 of our Akwukwo Kids playing it… You should play it for your kids and get them playing Kpa Kpa Ngolo today!


Kid Led Biafra Interviews

Kedu nu o… the kids enrolled in our virtual Igbo learning program got an opportunity to interview their grandparents and surviving family members of the Biafran war. It was a great opportunity for them to learn about Biafra war while building investigative skills… History should be passed on to future generations… not to create strife, but for knowledge.

Here are 4 videos from two of our Akwukwo Kids…


Kids Okwu Ego Session – FREE

Kedu nu o! The wonderful Ms Uchenna Iheanacho (@uchespeaks) will graciously Igborize our children on Money Matters this month… On  June 20th to be exact!

  • Time – 4:00 PM WAT
  • Time – 10:00 AM CST
  • Duration – 15 to 30 minutes

This is a great FREE opportunity for the umuaka to learn and engage in Igbo. CLICK HERE to provide your email to receive your child(ren)’s meeting access. We can’t wait!

PS: This session is courtesy of our Virtual Igbo Learning Program ‘Guest Teacher’ event. To learn more about our FUN effective Virtual Igbo Learning Program, visit: www.akwukwo.com/vil


FREE Biafra Activities for Kids

Kedu nu o? I hope your children are aware of the Biafran war and will be observing the memorial of children, women, soldiers, and families lost during the war? In their memory, we’ll love to offer your children some FREE worksheets to engage them in discussions while Igborizing.

Click HERE to get the worksheet.


Happy Children’s Day!

We’re wishing all umuaka (kids) in Nigeria and beyond a happy children’s day today! Hope you did something special for the children in your life? Our Children’s Day worksheets are a hit for families to incorporate igborizing in their enjoyment and give the children a chance to get what they want… while learning and writing in Igbo!


Learn Igbo for Kids App Fun

Are your children having a great time on our Learn Igbo for Kids app? It’s available in your app store right now! FInd it and having fun igborizing kids…


Happy Mother’s Day!

We’re excited to provide children an opportunity to appreciate their mum’s via our Virtual Igbo Learning program activity sheets. The kids are performing an tracking kind deeds for mum all day! What better way to learn Igbo and make mum feel special.

Enroll you children now to join in the fun and MUCH more: www.akwukwo.com/vil


Kid to Kid Chat

We’re excited to report that our inaugural Kid-to-Kid chat launched within our Virtual Igbo Learning program started this week and has been a blast! It’s an amazing opportunity for children enrolled in our Learn Igbo for Kids program to practice speaking Igbo amongst themselves.

It’s one thing to learn Igbo. It’s another to speak at home with familiar people. It’s a whole other level to chat with other kids, that you’ve NEVER met, in Igbo!!!

This is what our Kid-to-Kid chat is about. connecting kids with one another so they can continue to enjoy their igborizing journey. So far, the kids love it! The parents love it! WE love it too!!!

If you haven’t already, please enroll your children in our Virtual Igbo Learning Program now. Here is a direct link: Virtual Igbo Learning Program.


Reminiscing on our Today on STV Feature

We’re so grateful that our igborizing efforts and resources was featured… Please watch it here 👇🏾


Free Day Schedule Guidance: COVID-9 Offer

Hello Fam,

I hope you’re all staying safe from COVID-9 and keeping the children safe as well?

With the school closures happening across the world, we thought to share our internal summer day schedule with anyone that needs/wants it. It incorporates Igborizing at different times of the day for a wholesome learning experience.

If you’re interested, please provide you email address HERE and we’ll send you a printable copy!


Launching, Launching!

Hey, hey, hey fam!

We have AMAZING news! We just launched our long-term Virtual Igbo Learning program and are soooo excited for all OUR children! Learning Igbo has never been this comprehensive and FUN! Eziokwu (for real)!

Enroll your umuaka NOW from the ‘Virtual Igbo Learning Section of this our website. You can also click HERE to access our FUNtastic, innovative, relatable VIL directly 🙂


Virtual Igbo Learning Launching Discount

Kedu nu o!

How is 2020 treating you? Ask for us, we’re still hard at our Long-term Virtual Igbo Learning program. We have decided to provide a discuount code to those interested in being first to hear about the launching. All you have to do is provide you email address. Here’s the link: Launching Discount Code Form


#2020 Vision

Happy New Year fam! We’re grateful to God for yet another year and almost century :)!!! We’re also wondering about your resolutions… did you include your children in your 2020 resolutions? Did you include Igborizing in that too?

If your answer is yes, we can help with our fun Igborizing resources. If your answer is no, we can help with our fun Igborizing resources. Either ways, we’re here for you and those babies… to help keep them proudly grounded in their heritage.

Ask for us, we decided to change up our annual Virtual Igbo Learning program to long-term program! This will provide access to children worldwide as they learn Igbo at their own pace and time from the comfort of their homes!

We’re thoroughly excited  with this direction and hope you’ll be joining us in this venture. We’re working very hard behind the scenes to create engaging content all OUR umuaka (children)!


Merry Christmas!

We hope you had a fabulous time with loved ones and ate less than we’re doing right now? Ofcourse, we’re encouraging you to igborized the children through the holidays as it’s part of who they are. Make those memories with Igbo in it 🙂


Virtual Igbo Learning Class: Dec 2019  

Kedu nu o!  For parents to our 2019 Virtual Igbo Learning Program superstars, our signature fun Virtual Igbo Learning (VIL ) session is coming up on Sunday, December 22nd at 4:30 PM CST.

You should have received reminder and sign on emails…

We can’t wait to #Igborize your Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving umuazi (kids) in our Virtual classroom!!!


Give the Gift of Culture

And the real holidays season is upon us… We KNOW you are all sourcing gifts for your loved ones and want to urge you to GIVE them a GIFT of CULTURE this year!

Every single Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving child in the WORLD would appreciate our Igbo Children’s board books. Go to the BOOKS section of this website to snag copies for them.

Our ‘Learn Igbo for Kids’ app is also a great gift idea for remote gifting


Igbo Kids: Skiing

We’re vacationing on the slopes and ofcourse igborizing as usual… Here’s a snippet of our #AkwukwoKids downhill


Our YouTube Channel

So, though we’re on an ‘Ala KAZ’ new production break we hope you continue to watch the fun #AlaKAZ cartoons that are currently released to our channel.

We also have our #OgeAkwukwo Igbo Learning videos still available to teach your kiddos Igbo in an unconventional way.

Lastly, are snippets of our Akwukwo Family #Igborizing moments. We have some skits, conversations and more by our Akwukwo Kids 😁.

As the holidays draw by, we’ll be posting more #AkwukwoFam moments to encourage you to stick to igborizing your kiddos… With our FUN engaging tools.


Happy Thanksgiving

For those of us in the US, hope you’re having a fabulous holiday period with your family! We sure are having a great time and Igborizing through it all… our Ala KAZ Igbo Cartoons have been quite handy for our Akwukwo kids. Here’s a snippet:


Virtual Igbo Learning Class: Oct 2019 

Kedu nu o!  For parents to our 2019 Virtual Igbo Learning Program, our signature fun Virtual Igbo Learning (VIL ) session is coming up on Saturday, October 26th at 4:00 PM CST.

We can’t wait to #Igborize your Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving superstars in our Virtual classroom!!!


Igbo Cartoon – New Episode

Anyi na-acho ihe na Ala KAZ! We’re searching for something in KAZ Land. Anyone see it?? Please play this fun cartoon for your kiddos and get them to say searching in Igbo each time they can’t find that crayon or pencil or one shoe 🙂


Virtual Igbo Learning Class: Sept 2019

Kedu nu o!

For parents to our 2019 Virtual Igbo Learning Program, our signature fun Virtual Igbo Learning (VIL ) session is coming up on Sunday, September 29th at 4:30 PM CST. We are so excited about igborizing our regular Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children in this unique virtual Igbo classroom ❤️.

They call in from all locations within the US and Canada from the comfort of their homes, church premises, car, party, etc. Igbo is being LEARNED from anywhere and at any time! Can’t wait!


Igborizing Kids Zone

Kedụ nu o! Ọ na-agakwa? We hope your September is coming along… We’re starting off the weekend with a fun filled educational igborizing Kids Zone in Baton Rouge, LA.

Know any one here? Ask them to bring their kiddos by for the Igbo Cultural Day. It’s FREE for all. There will be food, dances, and loads of entertainment 💃🏾🕺🏾💃🏾🕺🏾!

The kids zone will be open from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM prompt.  See more details about this fun event below:

  • Host: Igbo Union of Baton Rouge
  • Date: September 7th
  • Day: Saturday
  • Venue: K Villa Event Center
  • Address: 6308 Quinn Drive. Baton Rouge, LA
  • Start Time: 7:00 PM
  • End Time: Till oringo agwụ 😁

Please note that our Igborizing Kids Zone will be open from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM prompt.

Biko, share with your Baton Rouge area and Louisiana people. Come 1, come all…


Virtual Igbo Learning Class: August 25th

Our August Virtual Igbo Learning (VIL ) session will be held on  Sunday, August 25th at 4:30 PM CST.

Please sign up your children, nieces, nephews, God children, grandkids, etc. up for this fun igborizing experience. It’s a great learning environment for all Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children in your life o.  The great news is that our classroom is a virtual one hence, you can dial your kiddos into the session from any location in the US or Canada.

The VERY LOW one-time 2019 fee is 50USD and payment covers:

  • Monthly virtual classroom
  • Daily Igborizing homework
  • Igbo learning modules (video and audio)
  • Igbo learning activities and quizzes
  • Summarized Learning content

Payment link: www.Paypal.me/Akwukwo

Sign up link: Virtual Oge Akwụkwọ Sign-up


Virtual Igbo Learning Program Sneak Peek

Kedu nu o (hello everyone)! So, we have posted snippets from our VIL program modules to give an idea on the content housed in our secure area. Biko, check them out on YouTube and do the needful… i.e. sign up for our VIL, subscribe to our channel, spread the word. Daalu (thanks)


Oge Akwukwo Igbo Learning in Maryland

Ndị DMV area (DMV folks)!!! We’re bringing our FUNtastic igborizing session to your area on Sunday, July 11th. Onye nụ, ya kọrọ ibe ya  biko o.

Spread the word to everyone you know in Maryland, DC and Virginia. Please ask them to sign up to receive pertinent information on this fun igborizing session.

  • Date: Sunday, August 11th, 2019
  • Start Time: 12:00 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
  • End Time: 1:00 PM prompt
  • Location: All Saints Anglican Church

Contact us at contact.akwukwo@gmail.com.

Sign up here 👉🏾 Oge Akwukwo in Maryland 👈🏾


Feedback Please

Kedụ Fam? So, we are wondering how our igborizing tools have been working out for your children and maybe you? We tend to receive verbal and/written feedback via several of our social media platforms and truly appreciate every single one that is utilizing our fun resources PLUS providing feedback.

Biko, we are hoping for more tangible feedback to help us igborize childrenmore effectively hence, this plea. Could you please take 1 to 5 minutes to fill out our 👉🏾Feedback Request👈🏾?

Biko, we’re begging 🙏🏾😊🙏🏾

Ala KAZ: Fear

A certain anwunta (mosquito) is keeping the residents of Ala KAZ on their toes… We’ll, more like Ada… Please watch now and get you children to use ‘ụjọ’ anytime they use fear in a sentence.

Share the link and subscribe to our YouTube channel for more please 🙏🏾

 


Virtual Igbo Learning: July 2019

We’re excited to hold our July Virtual Igbo Learning (VIL ) session on Sunday, July 28th at 4:30 PM CST. As usual the children will be igborized in a fun way.

Have you signed your children, nieces, nephews, God children, grandkids, etc. up? It’s a great learning environment for all Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children in your life o.  The great news is that our classroom is a virtual one hence, you can dial your kiddos into the session from any location in the US or Canada.

The VERY LOW one-time 2019 fee is now 50USD and payment covers:

  • Monthly virtual classroom
  • Daily Igborizing homework
  • Igbo learning modules (video and audio)
  • Igbo learning activities and quizzes
  • Summarized Learning content

Payment link: www.Paypal.me/Akwukwo

Sign up link: Virtual Oge Akwụkwọ Sign-up

PS: Please include child(ren)’s name in the notes when you make payment.


Houston Igbo Fest – Kids Zone

Ndị Houston (Houstonians)… Unu ọma maka (are you aware of the) grandest Igbo Fest festival coming up on? Saturday, July 13th 🤔?

We are excited to Igborize children in the Kids Zone with our FUN Igborizing resources AND trusty black board 👍🏽. Biko bring your Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children to this festival. They would get a full cultural exposure. From dancing, to masquerades, to ihe nile (every, every). I mean, the super talented and hilarious Chief Obi is hosting it!

Sign them up for guaranteed use of our iPads to amicably ‘square off’ using our ‘Learn Igbo for Kids’ app 😁. The sign up is just 3 short questions o.

Spread the word to your Houston area folks o. Sharing is loving.

Kids Zone Amicable ‘Square Off’ Sign-up

 


Feature on ‘Excuse My African’ Podcast

Kedụ fam, we are excited that our founder, Chimmie Gbugu, was featured on Stella Damasus’ podcast… Was great spreading the igborizing word with the ever gracious Mrs Stella.

Gee ya ebe a (listen now here) 👇🏾. Spread the word too biko…


Oge Akwukwo Igbo Learning in Houston

Ndị Houston (Houstonians) join us for a FUNtastic igborizing session. Onye nụ, ya kọrọ ibe ya o (spread the word) to everyone you know in the Houston area: Katy, Spring, Cypress, Richmond, Pearland, Sugarland, Tomball, etc.

Do ask them to sign up to receive pertinent information on this fun igborizing session.

  •  Date: Sunday, July 7th, 2019
  • Start Time: 12:00 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
  • End Time: 1:00 PM prompt
  • Location: 13403 Renn Road, Houston TX

Contact us at contact.akwukwo@gmail.com  Sign up here 👉🏾 Oge Akwukwo in Houston 👈🏾


Ala KAZ: Come

The hot topic of our latest Igbo children’s cartoon wu bịa (is come)! Here, the sweet residents of Ala KAZ use bịa to relate amongst themselves.

Biko (please) watch, play for your children, subscribe, and share now. It’s the perfect igborizing entertainment for all Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children in the WORLD. Eziokwu (for real).

 


Virtual Igbo Learning: June 2019

We’re excited to announce that our Virtual Igbo Learning (VIL ) session is coming up on Sunday, June 23rd at 4:30 PM CST. We are looking forward to igborizing our regulars and possibly new friends… Have you signed your children, nieces, nephews, God children, grandkids, etc. up? It’s a great learning environment for all Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children in your life o.

The great news is that our classroom is a virtual one hence, you can dial your kiddos into the session from any location in the US or Canada. We would love to igborize them and we know they want to be igborized too so biko, mearia ahu (shake body)! The GIVEAWAY one-time 2019 fee remains 20USD for 1 child and 30USD for 2+ children.

Payment is more for accountability and covers:

  • Monthly virtual classroom
  • Daily Igborizing homework

We have also added on complimentary:

  • Igbo learning modules (video and audio)
  • Igbo learning activities and quizzes
  • Summarized Learning content

Payment link: www.Paypal.me/Akwukwo

Sign up link: Virtual Oge Akwụkwọ Sign-up

PS: Please include child(ren)’s name in the notes when you make payment.


Checking in…

Kedu (hello) Akwukwo fam, we hope you have us in your summer plans. Holidays, especially the long ones, are the best time to Igborize children as it could be included in their daily schedule. Anyone watching them could implement our daily Igbo prompts to get them understanding and speaking… Gini ka i na-eche? Igborize with our resources now please:

  • Learn Igbo for Kids app on iOS and Android
  • Igbo children’s boardbooks
  • Igbo Cartoons
  • Virtual Igbo Learning class
  • Social media

Virtual Igbo Learning: May. 2019

Our signature fun Virtual Igbo Learning (VIL ) session is coming up on Sunday, May 26th at 4:30 PM CST.

We are so excited about igborizing our regulars and possibly new students… Have you signed your children, nieces, nephews, God children, grandkids, etc. up? It’s a great learning environment for all Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children in your life o.

The great news is that our classroom is a virtual one hence, you can dial your kiddos into the session from any location in the US or Canada.

We would love to igborize them and we know they want to be igborized too so biko, mearia ahu (shake body)! The GIVEAWAY one-time 2019 fee remains 20USD for 1 child and 30USD for 2+ children.

Payment is more for accountability and covers:

  • Monthly virtual classroom
  • Daily Igborizing homework

We have also added on complimentary:

  • Igbo learning modules (video and audio)
  • Igbo learning activities and quizzes
  • Summarized Learning content

Payment link: www.Paypal.me/Akwukwo

Sign up link: Virtual Oge Akwụkwọ Sign-up

PS: Please include child(ren)’s name in the notes when you make payment.


New ‘Ala KAZ’ Igbo Cartoon Alert

Hello fam, hope you’re gearing your children up for an igborizing weekend. And life by the way.

We have released a new Igbo cartoon to our YouTube channel to add to their igborizing. Biko lee nu ya ugbu a (please watch it now). Get the ụmụaka (kids) to use ịgba ọsọ each time they run…

Subscribe to our channel too o. Please 🙏🏾.

 


Oge Akwukwo Igbo Learning in Houston

Ndị Houston (Houstonians)!!! We’re bringing back our FUNtastic igborizing session yet again! Come one, come all.

Onye nụ, ya kọrọ ibe ya o. Biko (please), spread the word to everyone you know in the Houston area: Katy, Spring, Cypress, Richmond, Pearland, Sugarland, Tomball, etc. Do ask them to sign up to receive pertinent information on this fun igborizing session.

  • Date: Sunday, May 19th, 2019
  • Start Time: 1:00 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
  • End Time: 2:00 PM prompt
  • Location: 13403 Renn Road, Houston TX

Contact us at contact.akwukwo@gmail.com

Sign up here 👉🏾 Oge Akwukwo in Houston 👈🏾


Virtual Igbo Learning: Apr. ’19 

Our April Virtual Igbo Learning (VIL ) session will be held on Sunday, April 28th at 4:30 PM. As usual, it’ll be a FUNtastic HOUR-long igborizing time for THE ụmụaka (children).

You can dial your kiddos into the session from any location in the US or Canada. We would love to igborize them and we know they want to be igborized too so biko, mearia ahu (shake body)! The GIVEAWAY one-time 2019 fee remains 20USD for 1 child and 30USD for 2+ children.

Payment is more for accountability and covers

  • Monthly virtual classroom
  • Daily Igborizing homework

We have also added on complimentary

  • Igbo learning modules (video and audio)
  • Quizzes
  • Summarized Learning content

Payment link: Paypal.me/Akwukwo

Sign up link: Virtual Oge Akwụkwọ Sign-up

PS: Please include child(ren)’s name in the notes when you make payment.


New Igbo Cartoon…

Featuring our very own 18 month old Zola is out. Please watch it below and play for your umuaka (children). It’s never too early to get children exposed to and speaking Igbo.

Here’s the link FYI – Ala KAZ: Counting. Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel for more Igbo learning fun as well.


Give-Away Time

It’s our Kehz’s 6th birthday today and we want to celebrate by providing free cut-and-print Ikwukari flash cards.

Ikwukari is a term coined by our founder, Chimmie G. It means frequently used Igbo words/phrases and is intended to break learning down for children, and some adults, in a relatable way.

Ịchọrọ (do you want) FREE printable copies of our Ikwukari flash cards? Provide your email address here 👉🏾 Ikwukari Cut-&-Print Flash Cards


Daalu New York

Thank you to the Awesome people of St Clement Pope Catholic Church – Igbo congregation for hosting our Oge Akwụkwọ Igbo Story and Learning Time today!

The lovely children showed up and showed out!!! So willing to learn Igbo… Unu emela (great job).


Virtual Igbo Learning: Mar. ’19 

Our March Oge Akwukwo Virtual Igbo Learning (VIL ) session will be held on March 24th at 4:30 PM. As usual, it’ll be a FUNtastic HOUR-long igborizing time for OUR ụmụaka (children).

You can dial in from any location… just find a quiet corner for the umuazi (kids) and hand them headphones.

Our first two sessions were great successes. The children have been amazing fast learners… I can tell some took their daily homework seriously! Yay to all parents making out time to ground their children in the heart of our culture: language.

We would love for your Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children to join us this year. The GIVEAWAY one-time 2019 fee remains 20USD. It’s 30USD for 2+ children.

Payment link: Paypal.me/Akwukwo

Sign up link: Virtual Oge Akwụkwọ Sign-up

PS: Please include child(ren)’s name in the notes when you make payment.


Oge Akwukwo Igbo Learning in NYC

Ndị Nuu Yọku (New Yorkers)!!! We’re bringing our FUNtastic igborizing session to your city! Come one, come all.

Onye nụ, ya kọrọ ibe ya o. Biko (please), spread the word to everyone you know in the Tri State area: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania. Do ask them to sign up to receive pertinent information on this fun igborizing session.

  • Date: Sunday, March 31st, 2019
  • Start Time: 3:00 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
  • End Time: 4:00 PM prompt
  • Location: St Clement Pope Catholic Church

Contact us at contact.akwukwo@gmail.com

Sign up here 👉🏾 Oge Akwukwo in New York city 👈🏾


Katụnu Ọhụrụ Aputala

New Igbo Cartoon is out on Ala KAZ aka KAZ Land. Have your children watched it? Biko, play it for them and get them to use the words they learn any time they’re eating.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel… there are LOADS of FREE Igbo learning videos on there!

Here’s  👉🏾   Ala KAZ Cartoon Playlist    👈🏾


Oge Akwukwo & Cookie Decorating

Kedu nu o! We are very excited to be holding our fun Igbo Story and Learning time with the ọmalicha (lovely) people of Ụmụ Igbo Unite – Houston chapter (UIU Houston).

It will be a fun time for all Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children as they would get Igborized in fun ways. They would also get a chance to decorate cookies ‘igbotically’ 😎.

Biko (please), spread the word to everyone you know in the Texas Houston, Richmond, Sugarland, Cypress, Pearland, Spring, etc. areas. ask them to sign up so we can have a headcount for the igborizing fun.

  • Date: Sunday, April 7th 2019
  • Start Time: 3:30 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
  • End Time: 5:00 PM prompt
  • Location: Igbo Catholic Community Center
  • Address: 8250 Creekbend Dr, Houston TX 77071

Contact us at contact.akwukwo@gmail.com

Sign up here 👉🏾 Igbo Time + Cookies Sign up 👈🏾


Virtual Igbo Learning: Feb. Edition

We’re pleased to announce that our February Oge Akwukwo Igbo learning session has been scheduled for February 24th at 4:30 PM. It’ll be a great HOUR to igborize your children virtually. You can dial in from any location… just find a quiet corner for the Igborizing hour :).

Our inaugural January virtual session was a great success. The children were very interactive and excited to learn Igbo. They were all given daily homework so we’re going to see how much they learned all month!

It’s not too late to join us o. We would love for your Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children to join us this year. The GIVEAWAY fee remains 20USD for the whole of 2019. It’s 30USD for 2+ children.

Payment link: Paypal.me/Akwukwo

Sign up link: Virtual Oge Akwụkwọ Sign-up

PS: Please include child(ren)’s name in the notes when you make payment.


Fun Igbo Cartoons

Kedu? Biko are your children watching our fun Igbo cartoons? They’re great Igborizing material and is FREE. Biko subscribe to our YouTube channel… there are LOADS of Igbo learning videos on there!

Daalu!


Our ABChD Igbo Book Recommended

We’re happy to see our ABChD Igbo board book recommended in an article by Ugochi of ‘Urban Kid in the City’ in her article on Houston Moms Blog. She does analyze and list a lot of books that’ll be beneficial to ALL children especially those of African decent.

Read the article HERE


VIRTUAL Igbo Learning

Kedu (hello) Akwukwo Fam? How are you? We have great news o: Our first Igbo Story and Learning time of the year has been scheduled and will be held VIRTUALLY… per popular demand!

Biko (please) do NOT let your children miss out on this great opportunity to learn Igbo from anywhere. They would have a great igborizing time interacting with our author, Chimmie, and other kiddos signed on.

To foster commitment, we have set a $20 charge for the whole year which covers monthly sessions and a take home. It is $30 for families with more than 1 child. Links to pay and sign up is below… When paying, please include the child(ren) name in the notes.

Biko, spread the word to every Igbo and/or half-Igbo family in the US and Canada. First session is on Sunday, January 27th at 4:30 PM CST. We START and END on time.

Payment link: Paypal.me/Akwukwo

Sign up link: Virtual Oge Akwụkwọ Jan Sign-up


Igbo Cartoon Alert

Kedụ nu o? Happy New Year from us @akwukwo. We are starting off the year with our ‘Ala KAZ’ Igbo children’s animated series…

Ala KAZ means KAZ land and is an absolute fun way to igborize children every where.

Lee ya (watch it) 👉🏾 HERE 👈🏾. Share with family and friends please…


Rhythms FM One One Feature

Want to know what our founder, Chimmie Gbugu, wants for Christmas? And hear her delectable (NOT) voice? If yes, biko, check out her feature on Rhythm FM 93.7 radio… If no, share with your nemesis’ 🤣😂🤣


Learn With US

Kedụ nu o (hello)? Ona ga-akwa (How is it going)? Are you learning with us? We have fun and educative aka FUNducative tools to teach your children, and maybe you Igbo.

Subscribe to and check out our YouTube channel for unique learning videos. We discuss everyday phrases there.

Our ‘Learn Igbo for Kids’ app is perfect for all Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children. Download now biko… Link for iOS and Android store download is in the Apps section of this website.

Our Igbo children’s board books are the ideal bed time story companion. They can be read every where and time. Give your children, nieces, nephews, God children, neighbors, church members, the GIFT of culture this Christmas and year round with these. Our books section here will lead you to purchase options online (Amazon US) and to Stockists in US, UK and Nigeria.

Our Ikwukari flashcards are perfect for prompting learning. Our social media skits teach Igbo in a fun way too… Follow us please and share. You will also get to hear of our upcoming in person story time sessions.

Daalu


Igborize: But Why?’

Our founder Chimmie told her first ever personal story in Houston, TX for the Nigerian-American Multicultural Council (NAMC) ‘Diaspora Bants’. It was great connecting with other Nigerians, Africans, and African Americans.


Igborize, Igborize, Igborize!

This is our mantra over here at Akwukwo LLC… Anyị wu ndị Igborizing (we’re Igborizers). Are you learning with our tools? Have any questions? Or comments? Or feedback? We’re all EARS so, shoot 🚀😊


BBC Igbo Interview

We are so glad to have been featured on BBC Igbo! Was an amazing experience for our founder, Chimmie Gbugu, as she discussed her Igbo children’s board books and our other resources.

Watch the INTERVIEW 👉🏾 HERE 👈🏾


Canada Stockist Search

Ndị Canada (Canadians) we are in serious need of a stockist in your country… The customs fees applied to shipping from the US is quite high fir both us and the purchaser.

Own or know a business that would be interested in stocking our books? Please let us know. Could be a gift store, bookstore, African market, children’s store, language school, school, organization, etc.

Biko (please) email us on contact.akwukwo@gmail.com or fill out the contact form on this website. You can also call or send a whatsapp message to +1 281-785-4404.

Daalu (thank you)


Book Review on Morning Rave

Our author Chimmie, had a fabulous time discussing our vibrant Igbo children’s board books on Rave TV’s ‘Morning Rave’show aired live on TV.

You can watch a version HERE


Christmas Gifts

Ekeresimesi eruwala (Christmas is almost here)!!! What are you gifting?

We urge you to please USE our high quality Igbo children’s board books as the perfect gift to all Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children.

They would love the colorful pages, the sturdiness and most of all the igborizing engagement… We promise 😊


New Lagos Stockist Alert

Ndewo nu o!!! We are so glad to announce that our unique Igbo childre’s board books are now available at Terra Kulture…

Go to the STOCKISTS section of this our site for their location and more information.

Biko, go pick up copies today o!


Today on STV

We are glad to have been featured on Silverbird TV today. Our founder, Chimmie Gbugu discussed her Igbo children’s board books, our ‘Learn Igbo for Kids’app amongst other things. It was FUN… Just like our igborizing tools 😀😀😀


CANCELLED: Enugu Storytime

Ndewo o, we hope you are all doing great… unfortunately we have cancelled the Enugu Oge Akwukwo Igbo Story and Learning Time session as there were issues with the venue. We regret this cancellation as we have been looking forward to Igborizing children in Igboland.

Cancellation notice has been sent to all whom signed up… daalu!


Ikwukari

Kedu nu o?! So, inline with our Igborizing mission, we’ve come up with flash-card like depiction of popular, or rather, everyday Igbo words. This will help your children, and maybe you, continue to learn Igbo in a fun innovative unprecedented way.

We have aptly labelled this ‘Ikwukari’ which literarily means ‘to talk the most’.

Say aye, if you want a sheet 🙂


Thank You Birmingham & London

We are glad to have igborized some very lovely children in Birmingham and London UK! Our first ever international Storytime session was a total blast… thanks to the gracious ICAM team for their hospitality. It is apparent they’re Igborizing the next generation, in Birmingham, with their Igbo school… Jisie nu ike o!

Here’s a shoutout to those that made it out to our London session, ON TIME. I had a great time with your umuaka (children) 🙂


Oge Akwukwo in Lagos, NG

Kedu nu o! We are very excited to be holding our fun Igbo Story and Learning time in Lagos Nigeria. It will be a fun time for all Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving kids. So, biko, spread the word and ask folks to sign up so we can have a headcount for the children’s snacks and juice.

Date: Saturday, November 24th 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
End Time: 1:30 PM prompt
Location: Lekki
Event Address: Bumblebeez Early Care

Please note that space is limited… sign-up now to reserve your kids spot(s) via this link: Oge Akwụkwọ LAGOS, NG Sign-up 


Oge Akwukwo in Enugu, NG

Hey, hey, hey! We are very excited to bring the lovely people of Enugu our signature Igbo Story and Learning time!!! Igboland is very dear to us and we are aware not every child in Igboland speaks, reads and writes Igbo perfectly. Even if they all do, we would love to further igborize them so they know how awesome it is to be rooted in your heritage… Biko, biko, biko, announce this to family and friends asking them to bring all the Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving kids for this fun Igborizing session. They would love it!

Date: Saturday, November 24th 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
End Time: 1:30 PM prompt
Location: Enugu
Event Address: TBD

Please note that space is limited… sign-up now to reserve your kids spot(s) via this link: Oge Akwụkwọ ENUGU, NG Sign-up 


The Perfect Christmas Gift

Kedu, are you planning your holiday season in advance? Last minute shopping costs a lot of time and more money… You also tend to settle for what’s in sight vs. meaningful gifts like our Igbo children’s boardbooks.

We are currently holding Igbo Story time sessions and would have books handy for immediate purchase. Please stock up on our vibrant books as the perfect Christmas, Graduation, Baby shower, Baptism, etc. gift. All Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving children would appreciate them over yet MORE toys.

Thanks in advance for making us your go-to gift source 🙂


Naija! Ready for Us?

So, we shall be bringing our Igbo story time to Naija in the nearest future… Unu odikwa (are you folks) ready. We are totally excited 🙂 🙂


Oge Akwukwo in Birmingham, UK

Kedu nu o? Ndi UK, we are very excited to announce that we’ve partnered with ICAM (Igbo Community Association in the Midlands) to bring you our signature Igbo Story and Learning time in Birmingham!!! Biko, biko, biko, bring all the Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving kids in your life for this fun Igborizing session. They would love it!

Share with your Birmingham area people too 🙂

Date: Saturday, November 17th 2018
Start Time: 3:00 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
End Time: 4:30 PM prompt
Location: Lady Wood Methodist Church
Event Address: 184 Saint Vincent Street West. Birmingham, B168RW

Please note that space is limited… sign-up now to reserve your kids spot(s) via this link: Oge Akwụkwọ BIRMINGHAM UK Sign-up 


Oge Akwukwo in London, UK

As promised… we, Akwukwo, in partnership with Okwu ID and Young Igbo Women’s Association will be holding our author, Chimmie’s, first ever Igbo Learning and Story time in London, UK. Please, please, please, kpota (bring) all the Igbo, half-Igbo and language loving kids in your life for this fun Igborizing session. They would love it!

Date: Sunday, November 18th 2018
Start Time: 1:30 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
End Time: 3:00 PM prompt
Location: Lewisham Library
Event Address: 199-201 Lewisham High Street, Lewisham London. SE13 6LG

Please note that space is limited… sign-up now to reserve your kids spot(s) via this link: Oge Akwụkwọ LONDON Sign-up 


UK! Ready for Us?

Kedu nu o? Hope you’re all doing great? We are excited to announce that we’ll be holding an Igbo story and Learning time in the UK mid November… sign-up o. Links will be above 🙂


Oge Akwukwo @ Zinnies Home School (Richmond, TX)

Kedu (hello) Houstonians? Our November Igbo Story and Learning time will be held at Zinnies Home School per popular demand :). Biko (please) do NOT let your children miss out on this great opportunity to mingle with other Igbo, half-Igbo and/or language loving children.

They would have a great Igborizing time interacting with our author, Chimmie, and other kiddos present.

4 question sign-up via link is below. Biko spread the word to every Igbo or half/Igbo family in the area. We START and END on time so biko, NO AFRICAN TIME 🙂

Date: Sunday, November 4th 2018
Start Time: 4:30 PM prompt (NO AFRICAN TIME)
End Time: 5:30 PM prompt
Location: Zinnies Home School
Event Address: 18215 Trace Pointe Ln, Richmond, TX 77407

Please note that space is limited… sign-up now to reserve your kids spot(s) via this link: Oge Akwụkwọ Richmond Sign-up 


Audio Interpreted Igbo Children’s Books

That’s right. The audio-interpreted and visual version of our Igbo children’s board books are available on our ‘Learn Igbo for Kids’ App. Which is available on iOS and Android for immediate download. YOu can find it by searching for us, akwukwo, in your app store. Or searching for Learn Igbo for Kids. Alternatively, you can navigate to the apps section of this website (www.akwukwo.com/apps) for direct downloadable links.

Please download the app now… You won’t regret it 🙂


Oge Akwukwo in San Antonio, TX

Do you live in San Antonio? Great news: We’re holding our second Igbo Story and Learning time in your city on October 27th. It will definitely be a FUNtastic igborizing time for the umuaka (kids) as they learn Igbo and mingle. 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know in San Antonio. We START and END on time so biko,  NO AFRICAN TIME 🙂

Date: Saturday, October 27th 2018
Start Time: 3:30 PM prompt
End Time: 4:30 PM prompt
Location: Saint Dominic Catholic Church
Event Address: 5919 Ingram Rd. San Antonio, TX 78228

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: Oge Akwụkwọ San Antonio Sign-up 


‘Learn Igbo for Kids’ App

Have you downloaded our Learn Igbo for Kids app? It’s available on iOS and Android for immediate download… Our unique app igborizes children while building their problem solving, analytical and coordination skills.

Your children would love it… biko (please) download today! Click Here to download the Android version. And Here for IOS devices.


Oge Akwukwo in Dallas Texas

Kedu nu o!

We are excited to be holding our FIRST EVER Igbo learning time in the Dallas area. It will definitely be a FUNtastic igborizing time for the umuaka (kids) as they learn Igbo and mingle. 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know in the Dallas area. Encourage them to bring their kids for an interactive igborizing time! Come one, come all. We START and END on time 🙂

Date: Saturday, October 6th, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Arlington Public Library Southeast Branch
Event Address: 900 Southeast Green Oaks Blvd
Room Number: Community Room

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: Oge Akwụkwọ Dallas Sign-up


September 2018 Oge Akwukwo Sign-up

Kedu nu o!

We have scheduled our September Igbo learning time for the 23rd. As usual it will be a FUNctional igborizing time for the umuaka (kids) as they learn Igbo and mingle. 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know in the Houston area. Encourage them to bring their kids for an interactive igborizing time! Come one, come all. We START and END on time 🙂

Date: Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Lone Star College – CyFair Library
Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: Oge Akwụkwọ Sign-up


Cash in With Us

Kedu nu o (how are you o)? We’re excited to commence a symbiotic relationship with You our dear Akwukwo Fam. The goal is to get our books purchased by schools, organizations, political campaigns, companies, individuals, etc. Our unique board books are perfect as learning materials, sponsorship events, campaign hand outs, outreach, cultural awareness, to list a few.

Where do you come in you may ask? Well, biko (please) refer us and get paid 5% off of each book purchased from your referral. Does not matter if it’s 20 books 1000 books. You will get paid.

So contact that candidate you know, that section of your company, etc and let’s laugh to the bank together 🤣😊🤣.

Please fill out our referral form here to start: Akwukwo Referral Form


August Igbo and STEM Learning Fun Time (Sign up)

Kedu nu o (hello peeps). Ona-aga kwa (how are you doing)? So, this month in the spirit of back-to-school and cultural awareness, we have partnered with Ugochi, founder of ‘Urban Kid in The City’ to bring your kids a *drum roll please*: STELM session. Yep, STELM… We sure inserted Language into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics acronym.

Bring your children to this FUNDUCATIVE session… they would love it. As usual, space is limited so please sign up via this link: August STELM FUN Session

Biko spread the word to every Igbo person you know in the Houston area. Encourage them to bring their kids for this interactive igborizing & STEM time! Come one, come all. We START and END on time 🙂

  • Date: Sunday, August 26th
  • Start Time: 4:30 PM
  • End Time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: American Medical Institute
  • Address: 6902 Cook Rd, Houston TX 77072

Igbo Learning Videos on YouTube

We have new videos on YouTube.. check them out by clicking the YouTube icon here. We’re open to your comments and feedback 🙂

PS: So proud of the progress Kehz and Azah are making with their Igbo. I hope your kids, and maybe you, are making tangible progress too? Keep at it and results are inevitable. Our ‘Learn Igbo for Kids’ app (iOS/Android) and Igbo boardbooks should definitely help too 🙂


July Oge Akwukwo Sign-up

Kedu!

We have scheduled our July Igbo learning time for the 22nd. As usual it will be a FUNctional igborizing time for the umuaka (kids) as they learn Igbo and mingle. 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know in the Houston and Richmond area. Encourage them to bring their kids for an interactive igborizing time! Come one, come all. We START and END on time 🙂

  • Date: Sunday, July 22nd
  • Start Time: 4:30 PM
  • End Time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: Zinnies Home School
  • Address: 18215 Trace Pointe Lane, Richmond TX 77407

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: July Oge Akwukwo Sign-up


Nnewi USA Convention

So, we igborized loads of children at the NUSA convention in last weekend. The kiddos enjoyed introducing themselves, answering questions, dancing, mimicking, etc. in Igbo. We also read quite some pages of our Igbo children’s boardbooks ‘Ndu Anyi Okigbo na Adanze’ and ‘ABChD Igbo’ books!

The kids could not have enough! Yay to embracing our language… children are willing to learn. Just teach them. We have resources to help ya 🙂


June Oge Akwukwo Sign-up

Kedu nu o!

We have scheduled our June Igbo learning time for the 17th. As usual it will be a FUNctional igborizing time for the umuaka (kids) as they learn Igbo and mingle. 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know in the Houston area. Encourage them to bring their kids for an interactive igborizing time! Come one, come all. We START and END on time 🙂

  • Date: Sunday, June 17th, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 PM
  • Location: Lone Star College – CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/SLBdA4SG62AKBT062


New ‘Learn Igbo’ Videos on YouTube

Kedu o? We hope you are playing our FUNDUCATIVE YouTube videos for your children daily? If you’re not, biko consider doing it… There are loads of sessions on there that teach them basic Igbo for daily conversations. Our videos are for kids by kids… which makes it easy for kids to learn and easier for adults to learn as well. Below are a few to get you folks started. Click on them to watch now biko!

We have 64 videos on HERE and counting… please subscribe and share!


Oge Akwukwo & Children’s Day

So, what does Oge Akwukwo & Children’s day have in common? Can you guess?

Well, we are excited to announce that we have partnered with Zinnies Homeschool to bring your kiddos a fun igborizing time. Please join us… sign your kiddos up (link’s below) so we can plan accordingly AND provide you more details closer to the date. There are just 4 basic questions for the sign up. Click here 👉🏾 Oge Akwukwo Children’s Day Sign-up 👈🏾

More details below:

  • Date: Sunday, May 27th
  • Start Time: 4:30 PM
  • End Time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: Zinnies Home School
  • Address: 18215 Trace Pointe Lane, Richmond TX 77407

See you soon 💃🏿🕺🏾💃🏿🕺🏾


United Kingdom, We’re Enroute

Ndi bi na UK o (UK based folks), we are working towards getting our unique Igbo children’s board books available for purchase. Should be announcing in near future..  jikere o (be prepared) please 😊


April Oge Akwukwo Sign-up

Kedu nu o!

Our April Igbo learning time will be held on Sunday, April 22nd. As usual it will be a FUNctional igborizing time for the umuaka (kids) as they learn Igbo and mingle. 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know in the Houston area. Encourage them to bring their kids for an interactive Oge Igbo aka Igbo time! Come one, come all.

  • Date: Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 PM
  • Location: Lone Star College – CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: April 22nd Oge Akwukwo Sign-up

Igbo Children’s App Release

Kedu nu o! We are very excited to announce the launch of our ‘Learn Igbo for Kids’ App! It is available on both IOS and Android TODAY! The app is a FUN Educative tool to igborize your children and even yourself… biko, download today! The free version will give you a taste of the treasure that awaits in the full version!

We hope you decide to obtain the FULL version asap! Click Here to download the Android version. And Here for IOS devices.

While you’re there, download the audio-visual-interpreted version of our Igbo Children’s books! You asked, we listened o. So, react please 😁


March Oge Akwukwo Sign-up

Kedu nu o!

We have scheduled our March Igbo learning time for the 25th. As usual it will be a FUNctional igborizing time for the umuaka (kids) as they learn Igbo and mingle. 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know in the Houston area. Encourage them to bring their kids for an interactive igborizing time! Come one, come all.

  • Date: Sunday, March 25th, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 PM
  • Location: Lone Star College – CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/8D75snpGKkaChWnD2


March Madness

Well, it’s March but there is no madness here :). However, we are working really hard towards a resource that will make it EASY to igborize with us all over the WORLD. We can’t wait… hope you people will react o. As in, react well, well. Cause unu juru (you asked). Anyi aza (we answered)… and even expended personal funds on this upcoming release… stay tuned and biko, keep Igborizing those umuaka (children)!


February Oge Akwukwo Sign-up

Kedu!

We have scheduled our February Igbo learning time for the 11th. It will be a FUNctional Igborizing time for the kids as they learn and mingle. 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know in Houston. Encourage them to bring their kids for an interactive igborizing time! Come one, come all.

  • Date: Sunday, February 11th, 2018
  • Time: 4:00 PM
  • Location: Lone Star College – CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/36tRQJrc1UvUd6pz2


Song for Ulus Petition

Kedu! Hope you are having a great 2018 so far? So we have a petition going in the hopes of getting Nigerian Artists to please dedicate a song or two to ulus i.e. second daughters. Please sign this very short Ulus Count petition (3 minutes max) especially is you are an Ulu or have one in your life. Could be your mum, sister, wife, girls friend, coworker, friend, etc.

Daalu in advance o 🙂


Abuja Stockist Alert

Kedu (hello)! We are pleased to announce that our books are available for PHYSICAL purchase in Abuja, Nigeria!!! Yes, you heard me. You can eliminate shipping cost by walking into Maison LoulaBelle to get our UNIQUE Igbo children’s board books alongside loads of other children’s items including beautiful clothes!

You asked, and we listened o! Biko, go get your copies TODAY! We know you have upcoming kids celebrations. Igborize them with our unique books as their gifts/presents. They will truly appreciate it o! Spread the word too…

Stockist information is below:

Maison LoulaBelle

19 Alexandria Crescent,
Wuse II
Abuja
Nigeria

January 2018 Oge Akwukwo Sign-up

Kedu nu o!

We have scheduled our first Oge Akwukwo Igbo learning time session for 2018. It will be a FUNctional Igborizing time for the kids as they learn and mingle. 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know here in Houston. Encourage them to bring their kids for an interactive igborizing time! Come one, come all.

  • Date: Sunday, January 21st, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 PM
  • Location: Lone Star College – CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/RkzBzcDwHlSVXPcx1


Houston Stockist Alert

Kedu (hello)! We are pleased to announce that our books are available for PHYSICAL purchase in Houston, Texas!!! Yes, you heard me. You can eliminate shipping cost by walking into Wazobia African Market to get our UNIQUE Igbo children’s board books alongside loads of food items, already prepared African dishes, cosmetics, etc!

You asked, and we listened o! Biko, go get your copies TODAY! We know you have upcoming kids celebrations. Igborize them with our unique books as their gifts/presents. They will truly appreciate it o! Spread the word too…

Stockist information is below:

Wazobia Market & Kitchen
16203 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX
77082


December Oge Akwukwo Sign-up

Kedu nu o!

We have decided to have an end of year Oge Akwukwo session by popular demand. Yep, last one for 2017. It’s going to be a slightly different format but just as fun, engaging and educative. Just call it FUNctional 🙂

Biko, sign up via link below and spread the word to every Igbo person you know here in Houston. Encourage them to bring their kids for an interactive igborizing time! Come one, come all.

  • Date: Sunday, December 10th, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 PM
  • Location: Lone Star College – CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: Oge Akwukwo Sign up


Lagos Stockist Alert

Ututu oma (good morning)! We are pleased to announce that our books are available for PHYSICAL purchase in Lagos!!! Yes, you heard me. You can eliminate shipping cost by walking into an actual GIFT STORE to get our UNIQUE Igbo children’s board books and other amazing kids gifts… Can’t walk into the store? They also do DELIVER & gift wrap!

You asked, and we listened o! Biko, go get your copies TODAY! We know you have upcoming kids celebrations. Igborize them with our unique books as their gifts/presents. They will truly appreciate it o! Spread the word too…

Stockist information is below:

The Little Big Kid Company
The Clover House:
Plot 20B, Aare Adedeji Okunubi Street
Off Oladimeji Alo Str, 3rd Roundabut
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.


Sorry Canadians

Kedu Canadians, ndo (sorry) but we have to pull our books from Amazon.ca cause the cost of shipping is just hefty. We are not able to keep funding the large difference to make cheaper for our customers over there. We are however searching diligently for stockists. Know anyone that owns a gift shop? Book store? Or any store really and is willing to carry/sell our books for  commission? Please send us a message or DM us vis our social media handles!

Daalu!


Naija Folks: Please Buy on Jumia

Ndi anyi no na Naijiria (our folks in Nigeria), the glitches associated with Jumia’s move from market to mall has been resolved. You can now purchase our books easily on Jumia from most cities in Nigeria (they deliver)!

Biko, buy your copies today for the kids in your lives and as the perfect gifts for birthday parties, showers, dedication, baptism, etc. The recipients will appreciate our unique colorful Igbo boardbooks. Eziokwu! Direct links to our Jumia store is in the Buy-Books section of this website (Buy Akwukwo Books). Please spread the word…


New Exciting YouTube Videos

Kedu nu o? Biko are you folks watching our YouTube Channel? Here is a link: Akwukwo LLC YouTube Channel

We have quite a few learn Igbo videos on there… please watch and play for the kids in your life. Consider engaging them in conversations as they watch or right after the watch to ensure they retain knowledge acquired. Also  and share. Daalu nu o 🙂


Houston Strong

Unfortunately we had to cancel our last Oge Akwukwo Storytime session due to hurricane Harvey. Luckily, our personal property wasn’t damaged however, there are serious ruins in the city. We are doing our best to support the people around us… You should consider doing the same if you’re in Houston or any city/country where a natural disaster recently occurred. There has been quite a few this year :(.

The city is in rebuilding mode which means services like postage are being quite delayed. So please be extra patient with our packages and others originating from Houston. We are grateful for your orders and are working hard towards getting them out to the closest open post office!


August Oge Akwukwo Storytime Sign-up

Kedu nu o!

Our first ever out-of-town Oge Akwukwo Storytime session in San Antonio, Texas was quite fun and authentic! As in we had the whole NEPA experience, danced, learned, and everything… Check out our social media (Instagram and Facebook) pages for pictures.

In the meantime, feel free to sign up for our last session in Houston this summer. Yep, last one for Summer 2017. Biko, spread the word to every Igbo person you know here in Houston and encourage them to bring their kids for a fun educative Igborizing time! Come one, come all.

  • Date: Saturday, August 26th, 2017
  • Time: 1:30 PM
  • Location: Lone Star College-CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/CeEJASN4GnDyuVWi2


San Antonio Oge Akwukwo Storytime Sign-up

Kedu!

We will be hosting an Oge Akwukwo Storytime session in San Antonio, Texas this late July. Register your kiddos/nieces/nephews/god-kids to join us! Please spread the word to every Igbo person you know in San Antonio and encourage them to bring their kids for a fun educative Igborizing time! Come one, come all.

  • Date: Sunday, July 30th 2017
  • Time: 4:30 PM
  • Location: Cody Library San Antonio
  • Event Address: 11441 Vance Jackson, San Antonio 78230

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/4H0lAJl0F1ZMHRIt1


Houston IgboFest

Ndi Houston, are you folks aware of this FREE Igbo festival? It’s being hosted by the Ndi-Ichie Youth Cultural Foundation and is for the whole family. Come one come all. The flyer is on our Instagram and Facebook page… hope you’re following us (@akwukwo)

We will of course be there with our unique Igbo children’s books so please come find us and get your copies o!

  • Date: Sat, July 15
  • Location: Igbo Catholic Community Center
  • Addy: 8250 Creekbend Dr, Houston, TX 77071
  • Time: 2 to 10 PM

The African Film Festival in Dallas

We will be in Dallas for TAFF this coming Monday, July 3rd. Definitely looking forward to meeting the talented African film makers and actors/actresses. We will be selling our books at the vendor stand as well… biko, bia nu o!

Check out our Instagram page for what we have been up to


July Oge Akwukwo Storytime Sign-up

Kedu!

We will be hosting yet another Oge Akwukwo Storytime session in Houston Texas this July. The kids had a great time getting igborized during our second session! Come one, come all. Please register your kiddos/nieces/nephews/god-kids to join us!

  • Date: Sunday, July 16th 2017
  • Time: 5:00 PM
  • Location: Lone Star College-CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot https://goo.gl/forms/0YVOSskChmS6GKV42


UIU Houston 1st Banquet

We are excited to be participating in the Umu Igbo Unite Houston chapter first ever banquet! We will be a vendor on there and can’t wait. Look out for us in the event booklet as well folks… 🙂


June Oge Akwukwo Storytime Sign-up

Kedu nu oh?!

Our author, Chimmie, will be reading 2 pages of her Ndu Anyi Okigbo na Adanze book in an interactive story time session. Biko, join us for a fun igborizing time… Your kids will enjoy it!

  • Date: Sunday, June 11th 2017
  • Time: 2:30 PM
  • Location: Lone Star College-CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot https://goo.gl/forms/cl3X2FXAc53nsNiO2


Books now Available for Canadians!

We are excited to announce that our Canadians can now purchase our books on amazon.ca! Please search with authors name (Chimmie Gbugu) or the book titles. Direct link to respective the amazon.ca listing can also be accessed under each book in our Buy Books section here on the webbie.

Not bad eh?!


Blog, Blog, Blog

Have you read our latest blog posts? We would love to introduce as well as welcome Kem Gaul, Dr O and Dr Fab to Akwukwo blog… Thanks so much folks. We appreciate you taking out time to provide engaging content on here. Highly appreciated!

Please go to the Blog (Mkpa-ari) section from our menu to access and interact on the various blog posts. Thanks in advance 🙂


Oge Akwukwo Story Time Sign-up

Kedu nu oh?!

Our author, Chimmie, will be reading 2 pages of her Ndu Anyi Okigbo na Adanze book in an interactive story time session. Biko, join us for a fun igborizing time… Your kids will enjoy it!

  • Date: Saturday, April 22nd 2017
  • Time: Noon (12:00 PM)
  • Location: Lone Star College-CyFair Library
  • Event Address: 9191 Barker-Cypress Road. Cypress, TX 77433
  • Room Number: LRNC 131

Please note that space is limited to the first 20 kids. Sign-up today to reserve your spot https://goo.gl/forms/N3kjnf8Brc2wq9G62


Book Pick Up in Richmond/Katy Texas

Hello folks,

We will be around Katy and Richmond TX areas tomorrow, Saturday February 4th, with pre-ordered books. Save on shipping by buying here on our website and picking up between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM tomorrow!

Great deal huh? 🙂


Books in Nigeria!

Kedu our people,

We will have a limited inventory of books in Lagos Nigeria by February 26th. Please place your order ASAP to be guaranteed your copies. Your kids/nieces/nephews/neighbors kids will love them. Just go to the ‘Buy Books’ section, select ‘Pay in Nigeria’ and then the ‘Pick-up’ shipping option. We can’t wait for you folks that have ordered to get your copies…

Biko join us to Igborize this next generation 😊


Ndewo nu! Welcome!

Hello everyone,

Kedu? In the sphttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVZClbqbigyinEXfL1oFwmKHhkkSQJrwlirit of our mission, which is to ‘Igborize’ your children, we have created this section to keep you updated  and informed on ways to teach/maintain your family’s Igbo language knowledge.

We will be sharing information that will help strengthen your offspring’s’, and even your, Igbo understanding. You can expect to see blogs, upcoming activities, updates on if/when the books are available in your area,  etc. We would love to have guest bloggers so please contact us if you have any great material to share especially with regards to the Igbo culture, education, kids, Christianity, languages, family, etc. Feel free to share our blog posts… we don’t mind. In fact, we insist 🙂

We are excited about this journey and hope you will join us by popping in frequently! Please also Like/Subscribe/Follow us on social media… We intend to be interactive and also pray you decide to become active with us. It’ll be fun!

Daalu nu!!! Unu emela!!

– Akwukwo Team