YOUNG PEOPLE CENTRED

HELP Uganda believes that the interests of young people should be at the centre of everything it does. In this regard, young people are consulted through baselines; consultative meetings and other forms to enable them express their views of what they feel is most suitable and appropriate for them.


YOUTH AND WOMEN PARTICIPATION

Refers to the involvement of youth and women in the process of identifying needs, exploring solutions, making decisions and planning action within communities and organizations that seek to support civil society. In this context, youth and women are treated as citizens now (as opposed to the citizens of the future) and should be involved in all decisions that are made about the community and society in which they live.


LEARNING

HELP Uganda believes in listening and learning from all people and exchanging ideas and information internally and internationally with other agencies. We also recognise the need to embrace the new ways of networking to ensure HELP UGANDA continues to develop as an innovative and effective organisation. To achieve this, HELP Uganda create internal spaces for generating and reflecting on our learning in order to inform changes in our approaches and strategies of work. HELP Uganda sets a learning agenda whose findings shall be annually published to share our experiences and lessons learnt with development partners. Our learning agenda is built around changing priorities for young people both in Uganda and around the world.


INTEGRATED

HELP Uganda believes that it is essential to work at all levels from the individual through to the international and in partnership with other organisations with similar values. We recognise that by addressing wider social, economic and cultural issues influencing young peoples’ lives. HELP Uganda can be able to assist the youth and women to become active and productive members of society. This is based on the premise that, youngest peoples’ problems are inter-related and is influenced by inter-linked issues.


INVEST IN STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

HELP Uganda recognises that human resource development is necessary for both the staff and the organisation. HELP Uganda continue to recognise the values of its staff and facilitate them to reach their full potential. HELP Uganda as an organization promotes the spirit of volunteerism and is determined to venture into this sector and endeavour to encourage this in Uganda. Volunteers are an undervalued resource whose contribution and achievements should be accorded high recognition.


ACCOUNTABILITY

We take personal responsibility for using our resources efficiently, achieving measurable results, and being accountable to supporters, partners and, most of all, youth. HELP Uganda shall respect both upward and downward accountability relationships with all stakeholders.


RESPECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

We recognise that the current climatic crises; rainfall and temperature changes have been largely inspired by man. Therefore, HELP Uganda shall pursue a green policy in all her programmes to ensure that the environment is protected or helped to regenerate by encouraging use of renewable energy, tree planting, effective waste management, soil and water conservation


GENDER-SENSITIVE

Gender is a cross cutting theme in all the work of HELP Uganda. Every programme and activity will be assessed for gender sensitivity and gender is mainstreamed in all projects. Promotion of male involvement is a key strategy in addressing gender concerns