Friends-International follows international standards for its operations:

Child Protection

Friends-International builds its projects in line with the Convention of the Rights of the Child and has developed strong Child Protection systems (including PSEA) in all its services


Friends-International is committed to transparency and accountability in all its management of financial resources, beyond just minimum legal requirements. All Friends programs have in place a comprehensive and rigorous Finance Policy designed to provide a best practice protocol for the cost-effective utilization (and protection) of its financial resources. All Programs undergo an annual external audit (LINK), and all financial statements are consolidated and transparently reported on (LINK).


Friends-International strives to constantly improve its system to be of best practice, with a strong attention to child protection, fairness, inclusivity and gender equity.