Christian Compassion – We are a neighbour to everyone in need.


Badisa is a ministry of compassion for the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa (Western and Southern Cape) and the Uniting Reformed Church (Cape Province) and is value driven with Jesus Christ as role model. In collaboration with congregations and other role players Badisa, as a non-profit organisation:

  1. provides excellent, professional, expert and support services to people and communities in need; and
  2. establishes development programmes, striving to enable consumers/clients the opportunity to function optimally.


Due to its strong roots in Christianity the organisation is a value driven organisation. The following four core values have formed a strong corporate value foundation upon which the organisation and its employees operate daily:

  1. Commitment to serve
    We serve people in need according to the example set by Jesus Christ, the Great Servant.
    We strive to render a relevant, affordable and quality service.
    We put the interests, rights and needs of our stakeholders first.
    Our service is accessible to all people, irrespective of race, religion, gender or age.
  2. Justice
    We aim to treat everyone fairly and equally and avoid all forms of discrimination.
    Fellow staff and consumers of the service will be treated with dignity and respect at all times.
    Corrections and adjustments will be done on merit and with the utmost transparency and accountability.
  3. Excellence
    We aim to provide others with the absolute best service, and therefore all staff members will be worthy of and loyal to their positions.
    We aim to render a quality service, which includes complying with due dates, ensuring correct documents and well-planned services.
    Our services will be relevant, sustainable and efficient.
    We will maintain a participatory management style and work together as a team on all levels of the organisation to create a positive spirit and culture.
    We will maintain effective communication on all levels of the organisation.
  4. Stewardship/Accountability
    We will manage the people, finances and assets provided to Badisa responsibly and honestly.
    With a view to transparency, we will be accountable for any information entrusted to us, to anyone who is entitled to it.
    People, for instance staff members of the management board and volunteers, are encouraged to take personal responsibility for their actions in the execution of their respective functions/tasks.
    We will act with integrity at all times.

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