DIAR FOUNDATION VALUES
At Diar Foundation, our journey is guided by a steadfast commitment to a set of core values that define who we are and how we operate. These values serve as the foundation upon which we build our programs, engage with our community, and make a positive impact on the world.
Commitment to our clients and their transformation. We are committed to loving and serving those who are poor and marginalized in the developing world, striving to enable lasting improvement in their lives, families, and communities. The needs, expectations, and wellbeing of families in poverty inspire everything we do.
Humility a spirit of serving in all that we do. We are committed to modeling our behavior on being of service to one another and not on any supposed personal superiority or advantage (whether based on our position, influence, personality, wealth, or otherwise).
Respect consideration shown to all people and commitment to teamwork. We operate on the basis of respect for all people; in particular, we aim to fully value everyone and to affirm personal dignity and uniqueness. This respect also is the foundation for our relationships with communities and others involved in our work – including supporters, investors, program partners, and service providers.
Integrity living our values with transparency and consistency. We honor the trust placed in us by the families we serve, supporters, investors, program partners, service providers, and staff, endeavoring to manage all our resources transparently, reflecting our motivation. We aim to do the right things for the right reasons, whether or not anyone will know.
Stewardship accountability, innovation, and urgency. We are committed to being good stewards of resources, exercising a thoughtful and cost-effective use of time, skills, and finances. We promote excellence, professionalism, and best practice in every aspect of our work, seeking to maximize every opportunity to fulfill our mission. We believe in innovation, seeing it as another dimension of effective use of our time, talent, and treasure. We are motivated by a sense of urgency to address the needs of families living in poverty and to help them transform their lives as quickly as possible.
Transformation our ultimate goal in ourselves and others. We are committed to providing services, resources, and encouragement that equip families and communities for better economic prospects, new futures, new hope, and dignity. We acknowledge that transformation is a two-way street and that our staff and supporters also are part of the transformational journey.