Mrs. Nze Marita is the Founder, Leader and National Coordinator of WYEF-WOVAL. She was born in a village called Mbaise
in Imo State, South Eastern Nigeria, West Africa in the year 1951, February 3.
She had a post-primary education, which was terminated in the third grade by the death of her both parents during the
Nigerian civil war of 1967 – 1970.
She was betrothed and married to Mr. Nze Bertram Chukwuemeka. As a young lady she was hard working, diligent, faithful
and dedicated, these earned her complimentary appellations, admirers, large farm and live stocks which she gladly shared with
the less privileged. She later proceeded to the city to join her husband who worked with the United Nations Educational and
Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Lagos. However, amidst various degrees of difficulties and limitation she excelled in her business
in Trading on Food Items from where she developed other chains of businesses in Transportation and Allied Services.
Mrs. Nze Marita is a mother of 8 children and presently widowed by the death of her husband.
Through informal local educational studies she was empowered intellectually in women issues, community development
initiatives and advocacy. Many of her contemporaries refer to her as a “Doctor In Humanities”. Endowed with these
abilities, she has been able to assist several families serving as a role model and mentor to young women.
She is a woman community leader and a president of a local women parliament.
In 2004, she received an International Woman Of Peace Award presented by Women Peace Foundation an organization based
in the United States of America. She is among 5 women who received such award around the world that year.
Mrs. Nze Marita is a pillar of light to our generation of women and a true woman of valour.