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Our Policies, Principles and Procedures

ChildFund Ireland is committed in everything we do

  • To valuing all children equally, regardless of gender, race or religious belief
  • To respecting the cultural diversity of the environments in which we work
  • To on-going learning in order to improve quality and increase effectiveness
  • To achieving the highest standard of accountability, transparency and integrity

ChildFund Ireland Works

  • With children, their families and their communities in developing countries
  • With sponsors and individual donors
  • With governments, institutions and corporate donors
  • As an active member of ChildFund Alliance in the development of best practices to assure quality programmes for children
  • In partnership with organisations who reflect our vision, mission and principles
  • To bring an awareness of the reality of children in developing countries to both the Irish public and the Irish development environment.

Child Protection

ChildFund Ireland specifically prohibits its representatives from any of the following:

  •  Discrimination on the grounds of: Religion; Ethnicity; Gender; Language or Disability
  •  Harassment, including sexual harassment
  •  Exploitation including sexual exploitation
  •  Neglect
  •  Abuse

For more information on Child Protection, as well as our policies on Gender, Environment and HIV/AIDS, please see our Programme Policies.

Donor Guarantee

We commit to being accountable and transparent so that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in ChildFund Ireland.  For more information, please see our Donor Charter and Fundraising Principles.