Woord en Daad

Mission and vision as starting points

Woord en Daad’s mission and vision are an elaboration of our key values and principles that form the basis of our policy.

Woord en Daad connects people around the world in their fight against poverty from a Biblical perspective. We do this by working with our partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Central and South America, our supporter base in the Netherlands, social institutions, governments, enterprises and other sectors. Together with them, Woord en Daad strives to contribute to sustainable change in the Netherlands and worldwide.

In a broken world full of poverty and injustice, Woord en Daad strives to give a glimpse of God's coming Kingdom. We seek to demonstrate what a world without poverty and suffering is like so that people can experience the reality of God's Kingdom first hand. This happens when people assume responsibility for themselves and others, so that they can lead worthy lives.

Key values
Our mission, vision and strategy revolve around five key values, which determine our choices at different levels and define our policy. These key values are:

  • Co-responsibility
  • Co-creation
  • Compassion
  • Stewardship
  • Interdependence

You can read more about Woord en Daad's mission, vision and key values in our annual report.

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