Owan Association USA Inc., (OAU) was founded in 2014 and is a non-profit socio-cultural organization advocating for Owan indigenes at home and in the diaspora. The purpose for which OAU was organized are:
To promote the social, cultural, educational, civic, and general well being of her members, and OWAN indigenes of Edo State, as well as Edo people at large.
To encourage integrity, fairness, and responsibility in all endeavors, including service to the Association, the members, and external entities.
To seek better ways of achieving progress and improvement of the welfare of members of Owan Local Government Areas of Edo state in the Americas and in Edo State.
To enable Owan indigenes resident in the USA to contribute towards the continued development of our beloved towns within the Owan Local Government Areas of Edo State, Nigeria.