Vision, mission and values

Our vision, mission and values guide our work in poor and vulnerable communities around the world.

Our vision

For all people to transcend the injustice, indignity, and inequality of entrenched poverty

Our mission

To empower local changemakers to break the cycle of poverty in their communities

Our values

As we work towards achieving our mission, we commit to the following core values:

  • upholding the dignity and human rights of every individual
  • dealing truthfully, honestly and transparently at all times
  • supporting communities to help themselves
  • undertaking activities that address the needs and interests identified by the people with whom we are working
  • being accountable to all our development partners
  • operating with a spirit of collaboration in achieving common objectives
  • maximising the impact of donor contributions
  • respecting the environment
  • providing challenging, supportive and safe work environments where people can improve their skills and knowledge
Action on Poverty

Action on Poverty