Stewardship:

We value practicing responsible governance by following accountable, transparent, and stable democratic processes within a collaborative culture of honesty and integrity.

Accountability:

We take personal responsibility for using our resources efficiently, achieving measurable results, and being accountable to supporters, partners and, most of all, our beneficiaries.

Community involvement and ownership:

IDO believes in community involvement to enhance saliency of behavioral change as a way of creating a supportive environment for their participation. IDO empowers individuals, families and communities to develop skills and knowledge that will enable them to take decisions and act on them.

Integrity:

We aspire to live to the highest standards of personal honesty and behavior; we never compromise our reputation and always act in the best interest of our beneficiaries.

Innovativeness and creativity:

We are open to new ideas, embrace change, and take disciplined risks to develop sustainable solutions for and with our beneficiaries.

Ambition:

We are demanding of ourselves and our colleagues, set high goals, and are committed to improving the quality of everything we do for our beneficiaries.

Success in diversity:

IDO believes that meaningful human development must take into accounts the diversity of our society in which the human family is an all-inclusive entity where each individual, tribe and other social group has a role to play for the achievement of the common good.