The ATLANTA 1996 CENTENNIAL FOUNDATION, Inc.
is an international nonprofit organization with three principal focus areas: Global Health & Wellness, Education & Training, and the Environment. The Atlanta 1996 Centennial Foundation will, when feasible promote Peace & Reconciliation issues within its 3 focus areas.
Steps to Fulfill the Mission Statement
- Securing funding to conduct its activities.
- Conducting activities to improve Global Health & Wellness, promote and provide Education & Training, protect the Environment.
- Joining local, national, and international partners to ensure the greatest impact and sustainability of activities in each of its 3 focus areas.
- Serving as a liaison between national and international organizations, institutions, governments, universities, corporations, nonprofit organizations, communities, and individuals.
Since the Atlanta 1996 Centennial Foundation, Inc. (ATL96 Foundation) was founded in 1994 to implement the Post War Rehabilitation & Development Program in Rwanda designed by the Atlanta based Consulting Firm Afrique Santé & Environnement, LLC (ASE), it has since then collaborated with ASE on numerous programs and projects. ASE was established in 1992 and provides consulting services in the domains of international health, public health, epidemiology, tropical medicine, and environmental issues.
- 14 different Ministries of Health in Africa
- Ministry of Forestry (Brazzaville, Congo Brazzaville)
- Ministry of Agriculture (Conakry, Guinea)
- Ministry of Fishery & Livestock (Conakry, Guinea)
- Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (Conakry, Guinea)
- Ministry of Defense (Kigali, Rwanda)
- Ministry of Youth & Sports (Kigali, Rwanda)
- Rwanda Office of Tourism & National Parks/ORTPN (Kigali, Rwanda)
- Ministry of State Modernization (Dakar, Senegal)
- Ministry of the Environment and Protection of Nature (Dakar, Senegal)
- Ministry of Women, Children and the Family (Dakar, Senegal)
- Prime Minister Office of Senegal, Delegated Ministry of African Economical Integration (Dakar, Senegal)
- DeKalb County Government (Decatur, USA)
- United Nations (New York, USA)
- United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF, New York, USA; Bujumbura, Burundi; Kigali, Rwanda)
- United Nations Development Program (UNDP, New York, USA; Bamako, Mali; Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire; Brazzaville, Congo Brazzaville; Kigali, Rwanda)
- World Health Organization (WHO, Geneva, Switzerland; WHO AFRO Regional Office, Congo Brazzaville; Kigali, Rwanda)
- World Bank (Washington D.C., USA; Conakry, Guinea)
- U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID/Washington DC, USA; Cotonou, Benin, Kingston, Jamaica; Kigali, Rwanda)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Atlanta, USA)
- OCCGE (a Regional Health Organization representing eight West African countries: HQ in BoBo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso)
- American Lung Association (New York, USA)
- Arthur Blank Foundation (Atlanta, USA)
- Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (Atlanta, USA)
- Gertrude & William C. Wardlaw Fund (Atlanta, USA)
- Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program (Washington D.C, USA)
- Lizanel Coldwell & Colbert Foundation (El Paso, USA)
- Adventist Development Relief Agency International (ADRA International, Silver Springs, USA; ADRA Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda)
- CARE International (Atlanta, USA) and CARE Rwanda (Kigali, Rwanda)
- Universities in the US (5), Canada (1), Europe (1), and Africa (3)