Our vision

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

Our mission

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

Our goals

* poor and excluded people and communities will exercise power to secure their rights
* women and girls will gain power to secure their rights
* citizens and civil society across the world will fight for rights and justice
* states and their institutions will be accountable and democratic and will promote, protect and fulfil human rights for all.

Our values
ActionAid lives by the following values:

mutual respect, requiring us to recognise the innate worth of all people and the value of diversity
* equity and justice, requiring us to work to ensure equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, colour, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion
* honest and transparency, being accountable at all levels for the effectiveness of our actions and open in our judgements and 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 – without fear of failure – in pursuit of making the greatest possible impact on the causes of poverty
* independence from any religious or party-political affiliation
* humility in our presentation and behaviour, recognising that we are part of a wider alliance against poverty.


We can only do what we do because of organisations and individuals who support our work.
Thank you everyone.