EMPOWER - INSPIRE - HEAL

Our Vision

We were founded on love, our vision is to see a world where there is hope, promotes mental or moral improvement, equality and community development so that all young people are  safe, empowered to develop to their fullest potential and given the ability to make a positive contribution within society as responsible individuals

Our Mission

To relief poverty and develop the communities of young people who have been excluded, marginalised or disadvantaged. We will work to improve their quality of lives, health outcomes and mental wellbeing by promoting of  physical health improvement, mental or moral improvement, skills development, leisure activities, empowerment social or cultural inclusions and practical advice.

Our Aim

To act as a resource for young people up to the age of 30 by providing advice, skills and  programmes that will improve their physical, mental, educational, social  and cultural wellbeing  to improve their quality of life which will empower them to participate in society as mature and responsible individuals. 

Our Values

Inspiring 

We believe that leadership takes courage to inspire a willingness to take risks in the pursuit of social changes. We aspire to be courageous by speaking the truth about issues of critical importance to the social sector and by challenging political and nonprofit leaders to be inspirational, bold and courageous as we work to expand our organisation's objectives. 

Empowering

We believe that leadership requires empowerment about the future, a willingness to ask tough questions, and a commitment to learning and deeper understanding. We believe if you equip people with the right resources they are capable of achieving their fullest potential in a sustainable way.

Healing 

We aspire to do all we can to make sure everyone gets emotional support and inspiration whatever their age, race, gender, sexuality, disability or beliefs.  Our focus is to make big positive changes within society by promoting positivity, providing practical advice and empowering people so they can improve their lives.

Collaboration

We believe in the value of working with others and achieving together what may not be possible alone. We aspire to bring a collaborative spirit and strategy to all that we do, learning from the insights and leadership of others, and sharing openly what others may be able learn from us.

Inclusiveness 

We believe that the nonprofit sector is enriched by the breadth of its scope within its social good purpose. We believe that this social good purpose calls on nonprofit organisation’s to embrace diversity, inclusion, and equity in deep and transformative ways. We aspire to be inclusive in the way that we engage and learn from board and staff leaders, and to model our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity in all that we do.

 

Integrity

We work in an independent, professional, selfless, and transparent manner that is consistent with the organisations values and ethics

Target Groups

Adolescent Girls and Young Women, Adolescent Boys and Young Men, Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Orphans and Vulnerable Children, LGBTIQ,  People who use drugs  and People living with HIV.

Our Mandate

In carrying out our own mission we know that we are more effective when we work together, and believe that as a partnership we serve out of loyalty and responsibility to the organisation’s mission and provide essential oversight and accountability to the organisation’s beneficiaries, donors, and the broader public. Shifting Your Mindset’s work is grounded in a fundamental belief that boards are critical to organisational success.

 

 

Who We Serve

Our primary beneficiaries are our partners and all the communities we support.

Where We Operate

We currently operate in the United Kingdom and Zimbabwe with the view to expand even further

 

​Overarching themes

During the strategy consultations, four overarching themes emerged that are relevant to all the strategic goals. These themes have been integrated across the priorities, and will also help shape the work of the organisation. Action is needed in a number of sectors (including health, child protection, justice/rights, education, economic development, etc.)