Miadenyigba e.V. is a German-African organization based in Essen to promote socio-cultural, health and education-related projects and activities. Miadenyigba, the name of the organization comes from the Ewe language and means “our homeland”.
Ewe language is spoken in the Ewe areas and taught internationally and studied, for example in the African faculty-University of Cologne. The proper name of the Ewe language is “Ewegbe” is one of the Kwa languages and is predominantly along the West African coast, mainly spoken in the south of Volta-Region (Ghana), southern Togo and southern Benin, by approximately three million people.
See the Image: Map of the Ewe area in West Africa.
The proper name of the Ewe people is “Eweawo” who live accordingly in those areas of the three countries; Ghana, Togo, Benin. The historical record after, the Ewes came in the 16 th century from north Benin to the border of Nigeria, then from Ketu in Tando district and finally Notsie under the ruler “King Agokoli.
We have planned to publish and discuss details on the history of Ewes in our forum.
Miadenyigba Association is currently working on a Mobile-Clinic project for Ghana-Togo-Benin, to provide medical care for the people in the Ewe areas of Ghana-Togo-Benin starting from Southern-Volta (Ghana). Details about this project are described in our Homepage.