Mission and Vision 

The Association of Zambians in Atlanta, Inc. (AZA) is a not-for-profit, non-political, tax-exempt organization committed to addressing the educational, cultural, psychological, and social-economic needs of the Zambian population in the Atlanta metropolitan area and beyond. AZA also responds to the needs of other similarly situated groups who might seek its services. AZA endeavors to facilitate the overall adjustment, stability, growth and development of the populations it serves. AZA’s mission is charitable and educational per its tax-exemption status.

To build a thriving, empowered and fully integrated community that has the capacity to share its culture and values while taking full advantage of the social-economic and education opportunities available in the larger society.

  1.  To provide charitable assistance to needy members of the Zambian Community, in times of serious injuries, unusual illness or death.
  2. To provide guidance, counseling and assistance to newly arriving immigrants in their resettlement efforts.
  3. To encourage and when deemed necessary guide individuals striving to start small businesses.
  4. To provide information and referral services on education, employment, health care, and housing.
  5. To assist on immigration and legal cases.