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Mr. Alani Ogunlade

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Founder and President

Keep A Village Alive
 
Background

Employment History

  • Finance Director
    Economic Opportunity Atlanta
  • Instructor of Risk Management and Insurance
    Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    African Children Fund
  • Founder
    African Dance Ensemble
  • Founder
    Heritage Drummers
  • Board Member
    Kava Africa
  • Founder
    Kava Africa

Education

  • Saint Finbars College
  • MBA , Risk Management and Insurance
    Georgia State University
16 Total References
Web References
Mr. Alani Ogunlade
www.anogusa.org, 15 Mar 2012 [cached]
Mr. Alani Ogunlade
Alani Ogunlade who likes to be known as the 'Village Boy' was born in Oshoba Village, Ifo Local Government in Ogun State, Nigeria. His father, Joseph Oniyiku Ogunlade was an elder in the village when Alani was a child.
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Alani attended the elders meetings where the affairs of the village were deliberated with his father. In African Culture, A young person does not talk in elders meeting. 'You listen and absorb a wealth of wisdom', says Alani. According to Alani, he learnt the basics of excellent customer service and selling on credit from his mother.
Alani grew up as a favorite son of the village community. He started his schooling at Christ Church School, Oshoba. In 1958, Alani moved to Lagos, former capital city of Nigeria. He attended Saint Finbars College in Lagos for his secondary school education. He traveled to United States in 1970 making his first stop in Washington D. C. He received his Undergraduate degree in Accounting from Bowie State University Bowie, Maryland
While in Washington D.C., he worked at The Museum of African Art which is now part of the Smithsonian Institute. He moved to Atlanta in 1976 to pursue graduate studies at Georgia State University where he received his MBA in Risk Management and Insurance. He was instructor of Risk Management and Insurance at Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University. He served as Finance Director for Economic Opportunity Atlanta.
Since 1985, he has owned and operated State Farm insurance Agency in College Park. Georgia. Alani is very involved in his community especially in the schools and youth programs.
Alani had many sweet memories of his village, such as waving to Queen Elizabeth of United Kingdom, who was passing through the village during Her cross country train tour of Nigeria before the country's independence in 1960; religious and cultural festivals and moonlight story telling series. The most profound is his inclusion in the drumming and masquerade society of the village at an early age.
On moving to Atlanta in 1976, Alani co-founded the African Dance Ensemble with late Dr. King Farouk Brimah.
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Alani and his wife Vickie are blessed with a son, Olatoye, and daughter, Omobola. They are members of Cascade United Methodist Church and reside in Sandtown Community of South Fulton in Atlanta Georgia.
Alani Ogunlade is very involved in community activities in United States as well as Nigeria. He is the founder and President of KAVA (Keep A Village Alive), www.kava-africa.org, a non-profit
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Mr. Alani Ogunlade
Chief Alani ...
www.anogusa.org, 30 Oct 2008 [cached]
Chief Alani Ogunlade Chief.
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Mr. Alani Ogunlade
Alani Ogunlade who likes to be known as the 'Village Boy' was born in Oshoba Village, Ifo Local Government in Ogun State, Nigeria. His father, Joseph Oniyiku Ogunlade was an elder in the village when Alani was a child.
...
Alani attended the elders meetings where the affairs of the village were deliberated with his father. In African Culture, A young person does not talk in elders meeting. 'You listen and absorb a wealth of wisdom', says Alani. According to Alani, he learnt the basics of excellent customer service and selling on credit from his mother.
Alani grew up as a favorite son of the village community. He started his schooling at Christ Church School, Oshoba. In 1958, Alani moved to Lagos, former capital city of Nigeria. He attended Saint Finbars College in Lagos for his secondary school education. He traveled to United States in 1970 making his first stop in Washington D. C. He received his Undergraduate degree in Accounting from Bowie State University Bowie, Maryland
While in Washington D.C., he worked at The Museum of African Art which is now part of the Smithsonian Institute. He moved to Atlanta in 1976 to pursue graduate studies at Georgia State University where he received his MBA in Risk Management and Insurance. He was instructor of Risk Management and Insurance at Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University. He served as Finance Director for Economic Opportunity Atlanta.
Since 1985, he has owned and operated State Farm insurance Agency in College Park. Georgia. Alani is very involved in his community especially in the schools and youth programs.
Alani had many sweet memories of his village, such as waving to Queen Elizabeth of United Kingdom, who was passing through the village during Her cross country train tour of Nigeria before the country's independence in 1960; religious and cultural festivals and moonlight story telling series. The most profound is his inclusion in the drumming and masquerade society of the village at an early age.
On moving to Atlanta in 1976, Alani co-founded the African Dance Ensemble with late Dr. King Farouk Brimah.
...
Alani and his wife Vickie are blessed with a son, Olatoye, and daughter, Omobola. They are members of Cascade United Methodist Church and reside in Sandtown Community of South Fulton in Atlanta Georgia.
Alani Ogunlade is very involved in community activities in United States as well as Nigeria. He is the founder and President of KAVA (Keep A Village Alive), www.kava-africa.org, a non-profit
organization committed to improving quality lives in African Villages. In 2004, KAVA built a modern eight classrooms elementary school in Oshoba Village. He is a member of the Board of African Children Fund, Board member of the Arts Exchange in Atlanta, Business Partner with Clayton County Schools
Alani Ogunlade, a skilled ...
www.panafricanallstars.com, 8 Mar 2008 [cached]
Alani Ogunlade, a skilled percussionist, is the founder of the Heritage Drummers & dancers of Atlanta, Georgia. www.heritagedrummers.com Born in Oshobo Village, Ogun State, Nigeria, Alani started playing drums as a little boy with the masquerade society.He served as a lecturer and musician at the African Art Museum in Washington D.C. from 1972-1975.
Alani Ogunlade who likes to be ...
kava-africa.org, 2 May 2011 [cached]
Alani Ogunlade who likes to be known as the "Village Boy" was born in Oshoba Village, Ifo Local Government in Ogun State, Nigeria. His father, Joseph Oniyiku Ogunlade was an elder in the village when Alani was a child.
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Alani attended the elders meetings where the affairs of the village were deliberated with his father.
::Kava::-->>Keeping A Village Alive
www.kava-africa.org, 1 Mar 2007 [cached]
The magnitude of the social needs of his village/ community led Alani to create a nonprofit organization called KAVA (Keep A Village Alive).KAVA's vision expanded beyond the boundaries of his home village to include countless villages throughout Africa experiencing similar challenges.
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