This Foundation was created from the vision of Eugène Gasana Jr., whose life was touched by cancer. Out of this personal experience, he expressed a wish for children in Rwanda to have access to the same benefit of quality cancer care as he was given in the United States. The initial activities of the Foundation will be conducted in Rwanda and a sustainable model will be created that will later be recapitulated in other developing nations.

The focus of the Foundation is a global humanitarian initiative designed to provide or enhance the opportunity for a pediatric cancer cure for children in developing nations. Through access to essential medical expertise, medicines and supplies, resources and infrastructure support, the Eugène Gasana Jr. Foundation will provide capacity building in partnership with pediatric cancer programs in the global healthcare community.