ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.

Mission, Vision & Values

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.

Our Mission

To work with poor and excluded people to eradicate poverty and injustice.

Our Vision

A world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity.

Our Values

Mutual respect, requiring us to recognize each person's innate worth and the value of diversity.

Equity and justice, requiring us to work to ensure equal opportunity for every person, irrespective of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, color, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion.

Honesty and transparency, requiring us to be accountable at all levels to ensure the effectiveness of our actions and open in our communications with others.

Solidarity with the poor, powerless and excluded will be the only bias in our commitment to the fight against poverty.

Courage of conviction, requiring us to be creative and radical, bold and innovative in pursuit of making the greatest possible impact on the root causes of poverty, without fear of failure.

Independence, from any religious or political affiliation.

Humility, in our presentation and behaviour, recognizing that we are part of a broader alliance, all fighting against poverty.