- Child labour in any form is not acceptable
- Every child out of school is a child engaged in labour
- Active participation of women is essential for equitable socio-economic development
- Knowledge and action shall bring true sovereignty for our citizens
- Access to minimum health care is a basic right of every individual
- Preventive care should be promoted through advocacy and awareness
All of our activities are guided by the following principles:
We believe in
- Pro-poor and a bottom-up approach
- Participatory learning
- Mainstreaming gender in all activities
- Transparency and accountability in all actions
- Working in coordination with local institutions
- We are pro-poor and we always interact with the poor in a way that provides hope, dignity, and individual choice.
- We believe in supplying fishing rods rather than fish by supporting job creation among the poor.
- We tackle poverty holistically with an integrated approach.
- We lift communities by getting children out of labour and into schools, improving health services, creating access to IT, and implementing sustainable environmental practices.
- We have a bottom-up approach, where models emerge locally, and then spread globally.
- We meet best business practice in terms of efficiency, transparency, and accountability, and combine the best of civil society and business.