• Commitment: YAAPA realizes that commitment is the key to success in achieving its vision and mission. Thus YAAPA staff and members’ organization are committed to the values and success of the organization.
  • Confidentiality: Confidentiality is the ethical principle of ensuring that information is kept private and is only accessible to those who are authorized to have access. Through confidentiality guidelines, YAAPA works to ensure all target groups and partners are safe from stigma and discrimination.
  • Partnership and Cooperation: Cooperation is the process of working together to achieve shared goals and YAAPA believes in the motto “united we stand separated we fail.
  • Democratic Leadership: YAAPA promotes participative leadership to ensure that all targeted people and members’ organization are involved in all stages of the decision making processes.
  • Ethical Accountability and Transparency: YAAPA strives to improve organizational performance by developing and promoting responsible tools and professional expertise.
  • Volunteerism: The willingness of people to work on behalf of others without the motivation of financial gain is a central tenet of YAAPA’s sustainability. YAAPA cannot achieve its vision and mission without the commitment, energy or capacity of local and international volunteers.