Being Humanitarian, a non-profit organisation, registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales (Reg No. 1157582), works in relief and development to alleviate human suffering in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Being Humanitarian is dedicated to helping the needy overcome poverty and injustice.
Our mission is simple and focuses on addressing the root causes of poverty and suffering by facilitating, developing and then delivering effective programs through sustainable partnerships with individuals, businesses and organisations.
Our core values and beliefs are:
Good governance is a priority for the board. Our commitment to good governance enables us to constantly reflect upon our mission and serve it with efficiency. We have taken measures to ensure ethical practices in conducting internal affairs and coordinating program activities, and we will keep doing it.
The board recognizes its role and ensures good governance by
- Understanding their role
- Ensuring delivery of the organisational purpose
- Working effectively both as individuals and as a team
- Exercising effective control
- Behaving with full integrity
- Being open and accountable
Being accountable is being answerable for all of our actions, and this is one of the core values of Being Humanitarian. We believe that full accountability is essential for stability, growth, and sustainability.
Our accountability commitments are
- Respect for human rights
- Good governance
- Responsible advocacy
- Diversity & inclusion
- Environmental responsibility
- Ethical fundraising
- Professional management
One of our values is to believe in and maintain transparency, operating in such a way that it is easy and practical for others to see what actions have been and are being performed in the organisation. We are responsible at all times to our stakeholders, donors, sponsors, staff, state and beneficiaries.
Our principles of transparency are
- Full disclosure
- An open book policy
- Individual empowerment
- Accuracy and clarity in finances
We believe in creating effective and comprehensive programs and projects so we can have a lasting impact and provide value for money. Adopting recognized standards and guidelines when developing and implementing our projects ensures effectiveness in our programs and enhances the performance of the organisation.