Basic ways of working in the Kakani Center for Development of Community
1. KCDC exists to help those in need – regardless of religion, ethnicity or nationality.
2. KCDC works with and through partners in community: churches, ecumenical bodies , local NGOs/CBOs/INGOs and movements who have common values and competence in poverty eradication.
3. KCDC engages and serves poor children and women, supporters, volunteers and the wider community to strengthen the movement to eradicate poverty and social injustice, to break the cycle of child labor and trafficking and raising awareness to stopping the cycle of HIV/AIDS.
4. KCDC recognize the complex nature and causes of poverty. Yet poverty is about dis-empowerment and the fundamental cause in the misuse and inequality of power.
5. KCDC is a community-based organization and takes seriously its commitment to work with people and organizations of other benevolent faiths in the belief that people of faith can make a positive contribution to public debate, policy and action on issues of poverty eradication. Inter – faith dialogue and cooperation is important to KCDC.
6. Working with others: KCDC recognize that it cannot eradicate poverty by itself. It participates in and promotes alliances, networks, coalitions and cooperation in poverty eradication.
7. A wider movement for change and social justice requires the combined efforts of governments, businesses, faith communities, civil society working together and working with poor children, families and communities.
8. KCDC has an integrated approach to poverty eradication – working on humanitarian relief, long term development, specific advocacy issues and campaigns for change and influence.
9. KCDC takes seriously its commitment to measuring impact, making a difference and having leverage for greater results.
10. KCDC wants to be a leading force against nation-widely poverty that is a well-managed, flexible and professional organization that is accountable to a variety of key stakeholders.