Our Guiding Principles

Our Guiding Principles

Equality and

We believe all children should have equal access to education. No child should be discriminated against on the basis of socio-economic status, gender, religion, age, caste, class, gender identity and sexual orientation, HIV status and disability.

Respect and

We believe teachers are at the heart of a transformative education system and all people should be treated with respect, fairness and trust.


We believe in creating an environment that builds agency, is inclusive and understands and appreciates people’s diverse contexts and perspectives.


We believe in bringing determination and positivity to working in challenging environments.


We approach our work and relationships with honesty and hold ourselves accountable to our mission, to our stakeholders and to children.