Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance human and economic development, benefiting and empowering people in extreme poverty. U4C pursues this purpose through innovative programs, strategic partnerships, and by supporting leadership among social impact practitioners.

Why U4C?

U4C’s projects are informed by, and are consistent with, the 17 UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), a set of intergovernmental aspirations with 169 targets covering a broad range of sustainable development issues. They include:

  • Ending poverty and hunger;
  • Improving health and education, and;
  • Making communities more sustainable

To significantly expand impact while avoiding costly redundancies in overlapping jurisdictions and/or services, U4C employs evidence informed, innovative, and comprehensive strategies through highly efficient collaborative partnerships with likeminded organizations.

Seeking to engage the beneficiaries of its initiatives as full partners, U4C is highly respectful of local cultures and leadership thereby encouraging self-determination and the advancement of human and community development.