Commitment Charter

This Commitment Charter represents our pledge to uphold Ubuntu values and principles in our work, guiding OneSynergee toward achieving our vision of sustainable, equitable, and just community development across the Global South.

As an international NGO with 501(c)(3) status, OneSynergee is devoted to fostering sustainable community development within the Global South. This briefing delineates our steadfast commitments to our stakeholders—encompassing the communities we support, our benefactors, partners, and the natural environment.

Our Purpose

To partner with communities throughout the Global South and initiate sustainable community development projects. These initiatives focus on strengthening communities, protecting the environment, and boosting their economy. We aim to link people and systems in a way that supports enduring ecological balance and community resilience.

Our Vision

To create a world where every community has the means to develop sustainably, preserving its cultural heritage while embracing innovation to ensure equity, justice, and environmental stewardship.

Our Principles

  • Ubuntu: We lead by example, fostering a shared humanity, guided by compassion, cooperation, and mutual support to enhance the livelihoods of all. 
  • Integrity:  We collaborate with communities ethically, respecting unity and ensuring trust through transparency while retaining stakeholder privacy and confidentiality.
  • Sustainability: We pledge to deliver solutions that are environmentally sound, economically feasible, and socially just that meet current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.  
  • Local Ownership: At the heart of our approach is empowering communities to lead their development, ensuring economic stability and resource sustainability, valuing each community's unique cultural and ecological diversity as essential strengths.

Our Culture & Values

  • Mission-Driven: Focused on sustainable development, prioritizing community needs.
  • Excellence: Aim high, delivering outstanding and innovative solutions.
  • Continuous Learning: Embrace growth from all experiences and others.
  • Collaboration Over Ego: Objective, data-driven decisions made through mutual respect.


1. To the Communities We Serve:

    • Engage with communities respectfully, acknowledging their wisdom and leadership in shaping their development path.
    • Implement sustainable solutions that are environmentally sound, economically viable, and socially equitable.
    • Prioritize projects that promote social justice, human rights, and community empowerment.

2. To Our Donors and Volunteers:

    • Foster a safe, inclusive, and respectful work environment encouraging innovation, collaboration, and personal growth.
    • Provide opportunities for professional development and recognize the contributions of each individual.
    • Uphold ethical practices in all aspects of our work, ensuring transparency and accountability.

3. To Our Partners and Sponsors:

    • Collaborate with integrity, sharing goals, challenges, and successes to build solid and effective partnerships.
    • Ensure that resources are utilized efficiently and effectively, aiming for the most significant impact.
    • Maintain open lines of communication, fostering trust and mutual respect.

4. To the Environment:

    • Adopt and promote practices that minimize our environmental footprint and contribute to the conservation of natural resources.
    • Support and develop projects that utilize renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, and other eco-friendly technologies supporting ecological regeneration.
    • Advocate for policies and practices that protect the environment, promote sustainability and economic development.

Implementation and Accountability

OneSynergee commits to regularly reviewing and updating this Charter to reflect our evolving understanding, the needs of the communities we serve, and global sustainability goals. We will hold ourselves accountable to these commitments through transparent reporting, continuous dialogue with our stakeholders, and adapting our strategies to ensure we are making a meaningful, positive impact.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Alignment

SDG 4: Quality Education

By emphasizing inclusive and equitable education, we aim to break the cycle of poverty and open up lifelong learning opportunities for all.

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

 Our focus on providing affordable, reliable and modern energy solutions equips communities with the tools for sustainable self-development.

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

We advocate for sustainable livelihoods and economic growth in the clean energy sector.

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

We ensure all communities we serve receive equitable access to opportunities, regardless of background or status.

SDG 13: Climate Action

Our initiatives in environmental sustainability and clean energy are directly aligned with the urgent need to combat climate change and its impacts. 

SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Our work embodies global collaborations and stakeholder engagement ensuring a comprehensive and inclusive path toward achieving impact.

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