1 We build capacity from the inside out by cultivating leadership and expertise locally to lead and implement long-term strategies.
2 We collaborate with partners, cooperatives, and organizations deeply rooted in the communities they represent, so strategies fit each community’s culture, needs, and priorities.
3 We are data-driven, beginning with a participatory diagnostic that is inclusive and localized. Together, we create a roadmap for communities to achieve and measure results.
4 We are nimble. We provide an adaptable framework that supports a variety of community-led solutions.
5 We take a long-term approach, developing solutions based on trust and respect, because we understand that real and lasting change takes time and commitment.