Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.


Values guide how we think and behave.
They tell us what is good and bad, right, and wrong. They also help us decide what is more and less important.
Values help us pursue our goals and make decisions. We use our values to judge a person or choice.
When we base our lives upon our values, we build our character.


Our values are the guiding principles that provides the Sustainable Hope organization with purpose and direction. It helps us to manage our interactions both internally and externally.

“Values are like fingerprints. Nobodies are the same, but you leave them all over everything you do.” - Elvis Presley


Our Core Values:

  • We build globally, we live locally.
    We harness the power and scale of our operations to deeply connect with the countries, regions, communities, advisors and students that we support, every day.
  • We celebrate differences.
    We stand apart from the average. We ensure people of diverse backgrounds to feel welcome. We encourage different opinions and approaches to be heard, and then we come together and build.
  • We trust by default.
    This means assuming best intentions and giving people space and freedom from day one, not asking them to earn it. We believe trust is the glue of any society or community. Its presence cements relationships by allowing people to live and work together, feel safe and belong to a group.
  • We say what we mean and mean what we say.
    We stick to our commitments, treat everyone equitably, and communicate openly and honestly. Acting with integrity is a priority for everyone representing our organization as well as our foundation’s behavior as a whole.
  • Fairness is a moral value.
    We treat everyone with the common decency we all deserve and expect. We believe that all people have value. We approach situations with an unbiased mindset and treat everyone with respect.
  • We are kind and caring to everyone we encounter.
    We take the time to listen and see the world as the other person sees it without judgment. We believe that showing genuine concern about the needs of others through our actions fosters appreciation and tolerance, leading to a sense of safety in their community and opportunity for seeing new possibilities.

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Together, we can change their world.

Help us to make a difference in the lives of poor, neglected, under-privileged, at-risk, orphaned children and teens by providing education, basic life and leadership skills, via role models, mentors and advisors and through vocational training programs.

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