VALUES & PRINCIPLES
OUR VALUES GUIDE OUR BEHAVIOR
Uniting all in God's love without distinction we:
Act in the Spirit and are grounded in faith.
Act with courage and urgency.
Act with transparency and integrity.
Act out of the principle of subsidiarity.
Act with a clear purpose.
Act with respect for all people and creation.
Act to use our resources wisely.
OUR PRINCIPLES GUIDE OUR DECISION-MAKING AND OPERATIONS
Growing Community Roots will provide capital for projects that enable systemic change,
benefit a larger community, and meet the following project criteria:
Projects that are approved by community-based leaders.
Water catchment/water wells and sanitation projects that are sponsored by a local
NGO that has at least one CSJ Consociate as a board member.
Provides water for a community of students, women, men and children.
Requires that a Community Garden and Tree Farm are planted and/or maintained.
Requires an implementation report and on-going annual reports including photos of project
investments for the life of the project.