Our Core Values

Core Values

Learning:  

We believe in a continuous learning process by upgrading our skills and communities’ skills through the exchange of knowledge

Teamwork:

We work together with marginalized communities using a participatory approach to achieve affordable and adequate shelters, and sustainable income generating programs

Innovation:

We seek new and creative ideas to build adequate shelter using locally available material in an innovative way in order to improve quality of life for marginalized groups

Transparency:

We believe in openness to ensure quality service and trustfulness

Accountability:

We work with a high level of transparency, integrity and accountability to the people we serve and those who support our projects

Principles

  • Partner with marginalized communities
  • Provide a path for income generating opportunities for marginalized groups
  • Promote social inclusion of marginalized groups
  • Facilitate ownership and build capacity for self-help
  • Employ sustainable, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective design and construction techniques
  • Advocate for tolerance and diversity