We believe that the lives of all human beings are of equal value;
We affirm the dignity, potential and contribution of participants, donors, partners, staff and volunteers.
We act consistently with our mission, being honest and transparent in what we do and say;
We work together effectively to serve the larger community;
We constantly challenge ourselves to the highest levels of learning and performance to achieve greater impact. mutual respect, requiring us to recognise the innate worth of all people diversity equity and justice, requiring us to work to ensure equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, colour, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion honest and transparency, being accountable at all levels for the effectiveness of our actions and open in our judgements and communications with others solidarity with the poor, powerless and excluded will be the only bias in our commitment to the fight against poverty courage of conviction, requiring us to be creative and radical, bold and innovative – without fear of failure – in pursuit of making the greatest possible impact on the causes of poverty independence from any religious or party-political affiliation humility in our presentation and behaviour, recognising that we are part of a wider alliance against poverty.