Identity Statement

Mission Statement

Vision Statement

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that demonstrates God’s love and compassion
ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.
ADRA is a professional, learning and efficient network that embodies integrity and transparency. ADRA reaches across boundaries empowering and speaking out for the at-risk and forgotten to achieve measurable, documented and durable changes in lives and society.

ADRA decisions and strategies are consistent with its beliefs, mission, and vision
ADRA demonstrates respect for diversity treating people with equality regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, economic, political or religious differences.
ADRA engages in appropriate and empowering partnerships to identify, facilitate and effect durable solutions to human needs
ADRA conducts its operations and delivers its programs with environmental sensitivity
ADRA documents and applies operational learning to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness and innovation
ADRA maintains a work environment and systems that enable staff to achieve professional, personal, and spiritual growth.
ADRA practices the highest principles of transparency and integrity; adheres to professional standards and requirements, and demonstrates fiscal and legal responsibility by implementing rigorous controls and compliance systems.
ADRA enlarges its resource base to meet humanitarian needs, in accordance with managerial, technical, and organizational capacities.
ADRA shares plans, information, resources and learning within the network, enhancing efficiency, effectiveness, and flexibility.
ADRA advocates for the basic rights of the people with whom it works, empowering them to speak for themselves.
ADRA actively participates in Civil Society and promotes, strengthens and partners with other CSOs to create durable solutions to human needs/meaningful change/transformation in communities