We have set in place governance and compliance structures for all our entities. This is to safeguard the work of Adara Development and ensure that the Adara culture, values and development philosophy are practised globally.
To maintain the highest standards of accountability and conduct, our governance is guided by key policies:
- Adara Development (Australia) constitution
- Child protection policy and code of conduct
- Code of conduct
- Complaints handling policy
- Conflict of interest policy
- Counter-terrorism policy
- Development activities policy
- Open information statement
- Safeguarding policy and code of conduct
- Whistleblower policy
Adara Development (Australia) is a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), the peak Council for Australian not-for-profit aid and development organisations. We are a signatory to the ACFID Code of Conduct, which is a voluntary, self-regulatory sector code of good practice. We are committed to and fully adhere to the ACFID Code of Conduct and ACFID Fundraising Charter.
Complaints relating to alleged breaches of the code can be lodged with the ACFID Code of Conduct Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can find information about how to make a complaint at www.acfid.asn.au
Adara Development (Australia) is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee in Australia (ABN 78 131 310 355). It also has a licence to operate in Nepal as an international non-government organisation. It is an authorised fundraiser and registered as a charity in Australia, and Australian taxpayers can make Australian tax-deductible donations through Adara Development (Australia).
Adara Development (Bermuda) is a registered charitable trust in Bermuda (No. 508).
Adara Development (Uganda) is registered and incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (No80020002804673). Its registration number with the National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organisations is 1983.
Adara Development (UK) is a registered charitable trust in the United Kingdom (No. 1098152). UK taxpayers can make UK tax-deductible donations through Adara Development (UK).
Adara Development (USA) is a registered charity in 37 states and has 501(c)3 status to receive tax-deductible donations. Our US state fundraising disclosures are available here.
Adara Development (Nepal) is a registered non-government organisation in Nepal (OCR: 128879/071/072. Social Welfare Council: 40476).