The Ambam Foundation exists to promote and support integral human development to all people, especially the poor, needy and despised in Jiwaka and Papua New Guinea, with the life changing love of God.
The changed person to be a role model in bring the same Love, Hope, Faith and Grace to others (Disciples making disciples).
Core Values and Objectives:
What is Ambam Foundation Vision Statement?
Seeking to serve the needs of the vulnerable, poor, needy and despised people.
We are a Christian charity seeking to bring love, hope and faith to the marginalized, poor and despised orphans, widows and single parents in our villages, towns and cities. Through our team of staff, volunteers and partners we seek to serve the needs of our guests with practical help and spiritual guidance.
10 CORE PRINCIPLES OF THE AMBAM FOUNDATION INC:
1. CHRISTIAN VALUES
We will teach, train and share the Christian values and principles as this vision is birthed out of love for God and others.
We will seek to encourage and promote strong healthy and functional family structure.
Education is the key to a promising future and a right to every child. The foundation will ensure that every opportunity is given to those who need it. All families, friends and the wider community will be expected to support where necessary.
The Ambam Foundation will engage and partner with local authorities, community participation groups, local and overseas charities and church groups to mobilize, advocate and actively participate for the rights of the poor, needy and venerable bringing the best service they acquire .
The Ambam foundation wants to be a welcoming and caring organisation. Pastoral care, mentoring, counselling and regular appraisal will be provided for every guest. We will seek to support and promote life skills and advocate for needs of our contacts. (Eg.) educational needs, health care advocate, advocate for rights of women and young girls, career planning, marriage preparation.
The nature of the task in the Ambam Foundation demands disciple, commitment, and professionalism. The foundation will ensure that appropriate training will be made available for all staff and volunteers. An effective training program with a common core curriculum will be provided for all trainees.
7. COMMUNITY PROJECTS
The foundation will seek to serve as a service provider and participate where it can to deliver much needed services provided by government and NGO groups in the local community. The foundation will seek to help and promote local initiatives to self sustainable means where necessary.
8. ACCOUNTABILITY & TRANSPARENT
The foundation will aim to provide regular updates and communication with our contacts, supporters and staff. The foundation will be open and transparent about its dealing with money.
9. HEALTH CARE
Due to the high risks of tropical disease, poor personal hygiene practices and lack of medical supplies in the village community, Ambam Foundation will seek to be an agent to advocate for good personal hygiene and partner with local health authorities to carry out basic health care needs.
Ambam Foundation will seek to offer help where there is an emergency by providing human resource and practical support to those affected directly.
Matthew 11:28-30 (niv)
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light".