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Fofana-Nyei Family Ancestry Site

Eager to know who we are, proud of our ancestry, and determined to preserve, protect, and maintain our posterity

About A.V.M Nyei Foundation

We are proud of our ancestry, eager to know who we are, determined to protect and preserve our posterity and making the world a better place for all of humankind

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Vision

To preserve our ancestry and future generations of Fofana, Nyei, and those related to us, and to make the world a better place for all of humankind.

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Mission

To perpetuate the legacies of teachings, excellent stewardship, and selfless devotion of our parents to humanity by serving the Fofana and Nyei communities with educational, housing, healthcare, and employment opportunities

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Goal 1

To ensure our kids, without exception, go to school

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Goal 4

To provide professional career development and mentoring services to all

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Goal 2

To provide those who cannot afford to go to school the means to do so.

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Goal 5

To create trade, computer, and other vocational or hand-on training  opportunities for adults as well as high school graduates

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Goal 3

To create job opportunities through entrepreneurial endeavors and fundraising projects

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Goal 6

To unit all Fofana or Nyei families through dialogue, collaboration, projects, and family union meetings or cookouts

Current Projects

Ma Massa Housing Project 001
Detail

Location: Nyeila, Tubmanburg, Bomi County. Ma Massa Housing Project will consist of multiple bedrooms, two toilets, two kitchens, countertops, and pantries. Each floor will have a shower and a laundry with a small balcony.

 

Family Tree Project 002
Detail

We will focus on discovering family stories, photos, records, and more. It will help us learn about your family history through historical records, family trees.

 

Website Project 003
Detail

 

The website will connect and discover each Fofana and Nyei family member. It will be an information hub, a community center, and a library. For the Nyei or Fofana, our ancestors are more than bearing their names. Through the Fofana and Nyei Foundation, we will use the website to inform, teach, and perpetuate the legacies of our fathers, mothers, grandparents, and great grandparents.

Landscaping Project 004
Detail

Location: Nyeila, Tubmanburg, Bomi County. We will plan trees and turn the whole property to a green lawn, create a full soccer field or mini basketball court and a walking path, and play garden for kids. Our goal is to design and construct creative, functional, and sustainable outdoor living spaces that suit individual requirements and serve to enrich the lives of residents.

 

Samuka Town Project 005
Detail

Location: Samulka Town, Caldwell, Montserrado County, Liberia. Samukatown Housing Project will consist of multiple bedrooms, two toilets, two kitchens, countertops, and pantries. Each floor will have a shower and a laundry with a small balcony.

 

Upcoming Projects & Events

Go-Ghala Project 006
Detail

Location: The Farm of the late Alhaji VM Nyei farm, lower Gbapolu County, Liberia. The Go-Ghala Project is to encourage the Nyei to take the kids to visit the farm from time to time. Make a farm of potato, Cassava, rice, banana, to name a few examples.

 

Fofana-Nyei Foundation Project 007
Detail

Vamunya M Nyei Foundation aka the Nyei Foundation will be established to perpetuate the Fofana-Nyei legacy of teaching, uniting families, preserving,  and maintanining the welbeing of future generations.

 

Virtual Conference Call Project 008
Detail

We will conference call from time to time to reconnect, get to know one another, and share movements of sorrow and sadness.

 

Hands-On Workshops

Nyei Convention
Detail

The Nyei Foundation, in consultation with our elders, will hold an annual, biannual, quadrennial convention to bring together the resilient Fofana Nyei Families to discuss the future of the family, its challenges, hopes, and aspirations and how we can thrive and maintain our posterity.

 

Family Cookout Event
Detail

The Cookout project is not new to the Nyeila, Tubmanburg, Bomi County. For it was there that we used to meet on the first weekend of any other month to celebrate, learn, and share family stories. It brought the Nyei family together more than the elders, at the time, imagined. The cookout project is to bring the family together like before or modify it to reflect on the realities of our times.

 

Upcomming Events

01

DEC

Website Completion

The website will connect and discover each Fofana and Nyei family member. It will be an information hub, a community center, and a library. For the Nyei or Fofana, our ancestors are more than bearing their names. 

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Feb

Inauguration of the Nyei Foundation

Vamunya M Nyei Foundation aka the Nyei Foundation will be established to perpetuate the Fofana-Nyei legacy of teaching, uniting families, preserving,  and maintanining the welbeing of future generations.  

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the word Fofana mean?
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What does the word Nyei mean?
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Why the Nyei and Fofana are similar
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What stories have come down to you about your parents? Grandparents? More distant ancestors?
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What stories have come down to you about your parents? Grandparents? More distant ancestors?
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Are there any physical characteristics that run in your family?
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Do you know your maternal grandparents' names and dates of birth? Where were they born?
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From where do the Nyei and Fofana come.
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Is the Donzo heteronym or hyponyms to Nyei and Fofana?

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Who were our first grand great parents?
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Tell us about Mama Khanphy, the mysterious or alien woman that our great paternal grandfather married
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Did the marriage occur, how, and when?
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Do you know your maternal grandparents' names and dates of birth? Where were they born?
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When was Tubmanburg Bomi County Nyeila established?
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