Orísun, n. spring, fountain, source, origin.
Orísun Collective is a nonprofit organization committed to cultivating a passion for arts and culture amongst Nigerian youth through educational programs in the creative arts.
Our mission is to:
INSPIRE the pursuit of creativity and artistic expression in all aspects of life.
CREATE an inclusive community of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
EVOKE a sense of cultural dignity and pride amongst contemporary Nigerian youth.
We strongly believe that education in the creative arts is essential to the growth and development of any society. It empowers youth to be more imaginative, self-confident, and independent. Qualities which are building-blocks for innovation in all professions. Through our summer institute for the creative arts, Orísun aims to impart Nigeria's future thought-leaders and changemakers with creative skills that will widen the base of participation in the society, create jobs, self reliance, identity, and foster social, religious, political, and economic stability.
To cultivate the next generation of Nigerians who will purposefully and creatively transform their local, national, and global communities.