Core Values of KIRDARC
KIRDARC believes in and adheres to certain organizational values and principles. These values and principles provide ideological bases for right-based approach for community centered development that aims to build capacity of people to claim their rights and to influence decision- making process. KIRADRC’s all programs are structured and guided by those values and principles. Core organizational values KIRDARC bears on are:
KIRDARC believes in Right Based Approach, where people are recognized as the active agent of their own development, for which they are capacitated to influence the public policy and to claim their rights. KIRDARC values and recognizes the potential knowledge and competency of people of Karnali province to cope with geo-climatic adversities and deprivation of basic human rights standards. KIRDARC believes that the fundamental rights of people should be ensured for their equal participation on community centered holistic development processes. In this context, KIRDARC always considers the promotion of human rights and endorsement of civil, political, socio-economic and cultural rights as well as the right to food and right to development with equal emphasis for the people of marginalized region.
KIRDARC envisages a free and open society that respects civic pluralism and cultural-religious diversity while maintaining social-cultural harmony, social reconciliation, and provides inclusive participation at all levels, mainstreaming a culture of peace. Hence, the organization promotes participatory and inclusive approaches and peaceful transformation of conflicts through creative and non-violent means.
ACCOUNTABILTY AND TRANSPARENCY
KIRDARC is committed to accountability and transparency with development partners, governments, community people and employees. KIRDARC believes in fulfilling social responsibilities, designing and implementing plans and programmes with the social objectives of addressing needs and issues of poor and excluded people and reflecting upon the programmes to achieve the declared social objectives and is open to all the key stakeholders including use of resources ensuring access of those concerned to the information regarding decisions, finance and programmes.
CO-CREATION AND INNOVATION
KIRDARC believes on working with mutual coordination and collaboration with several potential stakeholders, donor organizations and development partners. Similarly, KIRDARC gives priority to innovative ideas for holistic development of Karnali Province. KIRDARC believes in creating new ideas and solve problems together with diverse stakeholders contributing to an organization’s innovation process. KIRDARC works in the given geo-climatic and social environment recognizing innate capacity of Karnali people for co creation and innovations.
KIRDARC ensures that all its program will be managed in environmentally responsible manner for the long term benefit of the people and planet. KIRDARC will maintain the principle of environmental responsibility for ensuring environmental conservation and management as well. KIRDARCs development intervention and its consequences will not provide threat to the environment and commits for sustainability to support the needs of the present and future generations and acts in an environmentally friendly way.