Our Values & Principles


As an organization, SAWA works with integrity and commitment to meet the mandate of the organization. The organization is conscious of the responsibility of stewardship of the resources entrusted on it, and strives to be fully accountable, transparent and cost effective. It is committed to teamwork, service excellence, learning and innovation through continually and critically reviewing its work.

The key principles guiding the organization’s operations and activities include the following;

  • Realizing the poorest and vulnerable communities as its primary beneficiaries;
  • Support communities and realizing their potentials;
  • Community empowerment;
  • Respect for beneficiaries and promoting equality;
  • Community participation in making decisions; and
  • Respect for the environment