In order to fulfill Volunteer Aid Nepal’s vision and mission, all of Volunteer Aid Nepal’s programming should conform to the following Programming Principles.
These Principles are characteristics that should inform and guide, at a fundamental level, the way we work. They are not optional. These Programming Principles are as follows:
Principle 1: Think Globally Act Locally
For the betterment of marginalized people, we mobilize Volunteers for change and community development. Mobilizing International Volunteers in Communities of Nepal is a Top Down Strategy which promote Buttom up development practice.
Principle 2: Work with Partners
We work with others to maximize the impact of our programs, building alliances and partnerships with those who offer complementary approaches, are able to adopt effective programming approaches on a larger scale.
Principle 3: Development through Volunteering
Development is about holistic progress of human. We work with the principle of development through Volunteering. We believe that development will be sustainable if large numbers of local people get involved in developmental works as a volunteer. Local people are not only user they are also makers.
Principle 4: Equality
Equality is our another principle. We never discriminate on the basis of sex, race, nationality, ethnicity, class, religion, age, physical ability, caste, opinion or sexual orientation on our independent Volunteer program or dependent program..
Principle 5: Promote volunteerism
Volunteering helps to achieve our goals of community change. We suggest to all to do something for the betterment of marginilized people through volunteering.
Principle 6: Sustainability of Development
We want our efforts for Development and Empowerment is not just for short period. For the sustainability of Development, we use participatory method.
Principle 7: Putting the last first
We always work for marginalized or dis-advantaged people whoever they are.
Principle 8: Volunteer oversease / volunteer placement center
We have various community based independent volunteer program.we have aim to mobilize 700 Volunteers yearly for the betterment of people in Nepal.
All above principle are our guidelines to work for the betterment of marginalized or disadvantaged people.