Code of Ethics “Transparency inspires confidence.” The Umnga Farmers Group is committed to: Acting responsibly toward and respecting the communities in which we work and for the benefit of the communities that we serve; Being responsible, transparent and accountable for all of our actions; Improving the accountability, transparency, ethical conduct, and effectiveness of the non-profit field. Financial transparency practice, to make it easy for donors and visitors to Umnga Farmers Group website, to find information about the budget of projects Acting honestly, truthfully and with integrity in all our transactions and dealings; Avoiding conflicts of interest; Treating our grantees fairly; Refuse to engage in or tolerate any fraud, misuse, abuse, or waste of Umnga Farmers Group resources Honour the right of privacy of all people, including co-workers, contributors, and beneficiaries Umnga Farmers Group is fully committed to the funding of programs that provide equal opportunity and access for all, without regard to race, colour, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, sex, age or nationality. UFG refuse to engage in, or tolerate, any form of sexual harassment. Ensuring all information which is confidential or privileged or which is not publicly available, are not disclosed inappropriately. Disclosure Umnga Farmers Group employees, volunteers, and representatives are encouraged to disclose any perceived breaches of the Code of Ethics of which they are aware. Disclosure should be made to a supervisor, or to the Board of Directors. Any reported breaches will be investigated and appropriate action, if needed, will be taken. Confidentiality will be maintained, unless the matter raises serious legal implications.