Our values underpin the way we work and the outcomes we strive for:
- Impact: We aspire to achieve results with significant lasting impact, enabling people in developing nations to overcome barriers and attain their full potential.
- Excellence and Integrity: We aim for excellence in the quality of our work, and integrity and respect in how we treat each other and everyone we engage with in countries and institutions around the globe.
- People: We believe that investing in people – whether they are families struggling with poverty or rising talent in our own team – is crucial for progress.
- Creativity: We assign high priority to creative thinking as the essential oxygen for effective problem-solving.
- Entrepreneurship: We view entrepreneurial drive as vital for bringing about fundamental change, and nurture entrepreneurship in our staff and partners, combining multiple perspectives from diverse fields including business, finance, development experience, and research.
- Tenacity: We understand that solving tough problems requires tenacity, not just during the early stages of idea generation but also through proof-of-concept testing to make sure that proposed solutions will work in practice.