british american tobacco nigeria - The BATN Foundation

The BATN Foundation is an independent charitable organisation incorporated in Nigeria in November 2002 as a Company Limited by Guarantee.  Its vision is to improve the quality of life of citizens in rural and urban areas of Nigeria.

The Foundation commenced field operations in June 2003.  It operates throughout Nigeria on a series of local initiatives. In order to achieve its Mission in Nigeria, the BATN Foundation focuses on:

Within seven years of its establishment, the BATN Foundation has made giant strides in the implementation of its initiatives in support of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and is confident that these activities will not only improve the quality of life of citizens in rural and urban areas of Nigeria but Africa as a whole.  It has completed 80 projects to date in 36 states of Nigeria exclusive of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).


The Foundation was nominated twice for the Africa Investors Award in 2005 and 2006 respectively.  It was also nominated for the finals of the Consultative Group on the International Agricultural Research's Innovation Marketplace competition Civil Society Organisation in December 2006.


The Foundation is given policy direction and supervision by a board of trustees chaired by Chief Christopher Kolade a notable industrialist and a Technical Committee.  At the executive level, there is an Executive Director and two Project Managers.


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