Home Economics Professional Association of Nigeria (HEPAN) is registered with the corporate affairs commission under the companies and allied matters Act No. 1 of 1990 Part C, to collaborate with all Home Economics organizations and associations in Nigeria for the purpose of delivering the object of the mission for which Home Economics stands as a Professional and Subject discipline. It takes into cognizance all the perspectives of Home Economics as primarily concerned with strengthening family relationships among individuals, households and communities. HEPAN has a Board of Trustees and Legal Executive called Home Economics Council of Nigeria (HECON).
The functions of HEPAN includes but not limited to harnessing the activities of Home Economics in Nigeria to ensure that the discipline receive renewed attention from the Federal, State, and Local government such that individuals, families and communities feel the attraction and impact of Home Economics professional practice both within academia and the environment.
Home economics is empowered through research, training and development to lift up the images of professionals and practitioners as a way of promoting leadership, mentoring and possible linear progression. It is the view of HEPAN, that members become professionals by practice and exhibit the characteristic dynamics of a Home Economics Professional at all levels.
Home Economics Professional Association of Nigeria (HEPAN)