Calgary is the largest city Oromos choose to call home in Alberta. It is also home to second largest Oromo community living in Canada.
OCAA is guided by Oromo values and promotes the ideals of hawaasummaa (community), dirmannaa (emergency supporting), walgargaarsa ( supporting each other) and marartummaa (Compassion). In Oromia, for example, when a household is faced with the reality of death, community support is
The Oromo Community Association of Alberta was founded by members of the Oromo community to help each other build new lives in Alberta Canada, and the focus for the association are education, social services, cultural maintenance and job training so that
The Association serves as a resource to the community by supporting organisations that make a difference in our community every day. We enable change, promote innovation, provide emotional and financial support, connect Oromo to their identity and help our fellow community
There are a variety of volunteer opportunities at the Oromo Community Association of Alberta. To get started, fill out our contact form and our coordinator will contact you.
Great community Spirit
Thank you so much for great work in our community. Your participation in the neighbor clean-up is highly appreciated.