HNN therefore aims to advance the living of the poor especially from urban areas of the country. It has its set of objectives in its constitution and in its long-term Strategic Plan also. HNN has been specific while choosing issues for implementation. To meet its set goal targeting livelihood and recognition of working poor, it works in four fronts namely; visibility and Voice of working, Livelihood promotion and Social Security, Capacity building and linkage development
Seven Core Beliefs
- HNN believes on the poverty alleviation through creating livelihood opportunity for the poor and by ensuring urban poor responsive good governance.
- HNN focuses upon protection of working poor in the informal economy through legal instruments. It thus, emphasizes on its lobby and advocacy oriented programs.
- HNN focuses upon the urban issues of working poor to ensure the safe shelter, healthy work place and to free women and girls from every form of violence, exploitation and discrimination.
- HNN applies MBO model such as cooperative for their voice, recognition, saving, loans required for them which is driven and owned by the poor at community or local level.
- HNN maintains equity in terms of gender, cast, race and religion in every part of its intervention, provision and opportunity.
- HNN bestows special priority and attention to its Human Resource both in governing Body and management level. Thus, it focuses on building human resources in a regular basis.
- HNN, as an institution of working poor emphasizes on equity and inclusiveness, effective and efficiency, consensus, collective benefit, transparency and accountability.
To identify good partners and to maintain good relationship with the partners, HNN shall analyze the role and limitation of partners. Keeping the nature of work of the institution, it shall prefer to work with those organizations which are mainly focused on the issues of informal economy, urban issues, human rights, livelihood, poverty and women.