Our Values & Principles

Independent, private and non-profit, Hamdard Foundation Pakistan respects a strict political and religious impartiality. Our work is guided by 3 core values:

Responsibility: We ensure the efficient and responsible delivery of humanitarian aid with the means and the resources that have been entrusted to us. To fulfil this responsibility, we, as an organization and as individuals, commit to being accountable, transparent and compliant towards beneficiaries, communities, as well as towards donors, partners and stakeholders.

Impact: We are committed to having the most sustainable impact for communities and our actions aim to have impact which improves the living conditions of the people, contributing to providing the dignity to which every human being is entitled.

Inspiration: We strive to inspire and be inspired by all those around us to enrich our vision, values, approaches, choices, practice, actions and advocacy. We look for inspiration in our team, partners and the world around us, and seek to inspire those whom we have contact with.

In line with its core values, Hamdard Foundation Pakistan adheres to the following 7 principles:

Independence: We act in accordance with our own principles. Our actions are in no way influenced by political entities or the internal or foreign policy of any particular government.

Impartiality: We operate with strict respect for
political and religious neutrality and impartiality.

Non-discrimination: We do not accept any form of discrimination based on race, gender, age, sexuality, disability, culture, ethnicity, religion, nationality or beliefs.

Ethics: We base our action on legal and fair practices that follow as ethical principles, including the non-exploitation of children and the respect for key social rights.

We base our conceptualization, implementation, management and evaluation of programmes on high standards of professionalism, and capitalize on our experience in order to maximize efficiency and resources.

Anti-corruption: We refuse to directly or indirectly support fraudulent actions and undertake to minimize risks of corruption in the implementation of our activities.

Transparency and Accountability: We commit to be fully accountable and transparent towards our beneficiaries, partners and financial donors, by providing access to information regarding the allocation and management of funds. We undertake to have in hand all necessary tools to ensure correct management and operations.