OJU WELFARE ASSOCIATION (OWA) is one of the pioneer and philanthropic organizations of the State of Arunachal Pradesh. The Organization is implementing various welfare activities with its Head Office at Naharlagun. Since its inception in 1979, the Organization however, emphasized more on the significance of education and thereafter gradually registered in the year 1988, under Section 3 of the Societies Registration Act, 1860, to promote multi-dimensional welfare activities to the cause of the people-in-need in both rural and urban areas. It has given due stress on empowerment of Women and nurturing orphan & destitute Children.Click for More
Ratan Anya, after graduating from DN Govt. College, Itanagar, she obtained LLB from Delhi University in 2005 and registered herself with Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh & Sikkim in the same year to become the first advocate in her community & serve as Panel advocate (2007) of Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh.
She had served Oju Welfare Association (OWA) as a Counselor under the scheme of Family Counseling Centre, besides serving as member of Women’s Welfare Association (2006-07) & State Commission for Consumer Dispute Redressal.
She has a strong zeal to learn about the culture and socio-economic life of the rural people. This urge compelled her to travel to various countries. She has also travelled to a few countries in Europe............Click for More
RESIDENTIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL
Since 1992-93, OWA has been running Residential Primary School in its premises.The numerical strength of the enrolled students in 2011-12 was 160 upto Class V.
RESIDENTIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL
Running and maintenance of Residential Secondary School from class VI till Class X benefiting 100 students is continued during the financial year 2007-2008 under Residential Secondary School....
Since 1998-99, OWA has been providing both institutional and non-institutional support to such orphan children. It is an accepted fact that the child develops best in his or her own cultural and social milieu...