Mission

To contribute to the economic development of the rural poor through the promotion of renewable energy and other types of appropriate technologies, while also strengthening local organizations like cooperatives that have a similar mission.

Vision

To be an excellent facilitator of community and family economic development by encouraging the diversification of income sources and improving the productivity of low-income people.

Values

TecAp is governed by following values while realizing this vision:

        • Mutual Respect: Through our practice of involving practitioners and learners, we will set a high standard of mutual respect, understanding and caring so that we serve as a model.
        • Gender Equity: We particularly focus on the empowerment of women to ensure that women receive equal and equitable distribution of resources and returns on investments.
        • Diversity and Inclusion: We work for an appreciation of diversity, policies of inclusion, and an end to discrimination.
        • Innovation: We develop new tools, services, and curriculum. We are social entrepreneurs.
        • Socioeconomic and Institutional Change: We are working for positive institutional change to increase the socioeconomic impact.
        • Practitioner focus:  We invest in building the capacity of practitioners tohelp them develop responsive and sustainable solutions to the development challenges of their clientele.
        • Participatory: Our work is done through the use of volunteers or practitioners from the organizations and countries that are benefiting and wherever possible we use participatory techniques.
        • Knowledge and Resource Sharing: We arecommitted to sharing knowledge, skills and resources with practitioners in order to help them become self-reliant.
        • Self-Reliant and Self-sustaining: We strive to create institutions which are self-reliant and sustainable.
        • Partnership and Strategic Alliances: We believe that the eradication of poverty requires multi-pronged approaches. We therefore practice collaboration by forming strategic alliances and partnerships.
        • High quality and high impact services: We are committed to providing services that make real and substantial improvements in the delivery of microfinance and microenterprise. 
        • Accountability: We are committed to being accountable to donors, clients, our team and our mission.
        • Mentoring and Team Building: Our practice is done in a way so as to mentor persons from developing areas and to build the overall team internationally.
        • Social Responsibility: We promote socially responsible use of resources, including investment.