- Play a pioneering role in areas where it can be effective.
- Contribute to supportive policies in addition to supporting individuals.
- Withdraw from areas that can be handed over to community-based organisations, NGOs, and the government.
- Always give first priority to the community.
- Encourage cost-effective, replicable projects
- Have respect for the people with whom we work.
- Be sensitive to sexuality and gender issues.
- Work with lean and effective teams.
- Respect the right to privacy and confidentiality.
- Publicize important issues.