Collaboration for Community Driven Development
We collaborate with local communities to design technologies and programs to alleviate poverty.
Grow self-sufficient economies using appropriate technologies that improve the quality of life.
Since 2008, ATC has worked with engineering professionals and university students to design appropriate solutions to common development challenges.
Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, our office is set in the midst of the tool library at Maker Works where we work with volunteer engineers to build and test new appropriate technologies.
sustainable start-ups that serve the developing world. These start-ups are motivated
through its business to address a social problem or challenge, rather than profit maximization.
Our organization creates local economic exchange, jobs, and aims to increase productivity and local quality of life with the future in mind.
The business protects or improves the environment, or leverages resource efficiency as part of its products or services.
The business benefits local social development by incorporating cultural identity, empowerment, accessibility, awareness, or training etc.