Our Values


  • Social justice and equity: we will work with other NGOs to promote equality, dignity and a more just society, especially with regard to the poor and marginalized.
  • Gender and diversity: we recognize the need for our work to reflect and promote respect for gender and diversity issues
  • Autonomy: we must ensure that we strive for and safeguard the rights to existence and independence of NGOs at all times.
  • Accountability: we hold ourselves accountable to the highest level of ethical behaviour and responsibility for our actions, while maintaining integrity in our performance and advocating for same in public institutions.
  • Collective action and solidarity: we strive for joint action and cooperation whenever justified by our mission, and stand with and by other NGOs and CSOs when they are faced with challenges in their work.
  • Unity in diversity: we believe in and celebrate diversity in the NGO sector but will strive to achieve unity amongst NGOs and with other like-minded actors.
  • Self –sufficiency: As NGO, we strive and work towards sustainable development outcomes within the NGO sector.