ABOUT FRIENDSHIP WITH THE WORLD
Friendship with the world is a Non Government Organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty and injustice. Friendship with the world serves all people regardless of religion, caste, race, ethnicity or gender. works through long-term sustainable community development programmes and immediate disaster relief assistance.
India is a country of contrasts! The country has as many as 53 billionaires Approximately the fourth highest in the world. But the same country has over 3 million children living on the streets. Among the world 10 richest people, four are Indians. On the other side, 17 million Indian children work as laborers . India s economy is galloping around 7% GDP growth. But also, 2 million children die before their first birthday due to lack of immunization and medical facilities.
OUR COMMITMENT TO ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY
Friendship with the world is committed to high standards of accountability and transparency. It is an expression of our core value on 'Stewardship.' Our commitment to accountability and transparency is to ensure we work effectively for the well being of children. World Vision India continually strives to maintain high national and international standards of professional competence and is accountable through appropriate structures for achieving these standards.
Friendship with the world's policies, procedures, systems, practices, work culture, rigorous internal audits and statutory audits by reputed auditors as well as design, monitoring and evaluation of the programmes reflect our commitment to accountability and transparency. As part of World Vision International, we uphold a range of NGO standards to help benchmark our performance. We are an active member of the International NGO Charter of Accountability Company Limited and the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership.
At the grassroots, our partnership with Community Based Organizations keeps us accountable, committed, and responsive to the children and their communities. An independent Board exercises overall governance leadership, managing risks and ensuring compliance to statutory requirements.
Friendship with the world endeavors to convey a public image conforming to reality, to always speak and act honestly. God helping us, we intend to continually pursue excellence beyond compliance, in all aspects of our work - governance, management, operations and administration.