Fullness of life for all, in a transformed Nepali society.
Fullness of Life Model
In development work, we know that poverty arises from a
complex web of inter-related causes, all of which work together
to limit the ability of human beings to live as God intended. In
UMN, we turned this understanding of poverty on its head, and
tried to describe its opposite - what we want to see, the fullness
of life that Jesus talked about. This has helped us explore what
a full or abundant life would be like, and how we can contribute
towards such a life for the people we serve here, in Nepal. Our
model also helps us see how the impacts of actions taken in
one area of a person or community's life flow through into other
areas, making our work truly holistic.
Hope & Freedom
People live without fear, experiencing
cultural and spiritual life as a gift that brings freedom and hope
for the future.
People care for the
environment and use its resources responsibly in the present,
maintaining them for the future.
Justice & Equity
People build and live within just and fair
economic systems, at local, national and international levels.
Well-being & Security
People have the knowledge, skills and
resources needed to reach their potential.
Dignity & Respect
People live with respect for themselves and
others, acknowledging that everyone is made in the image of God.
Peace & Reconciliation
People experience peaceful,
harmonious relationships within the household, community and
nation that respect and celebrate diversity and restore broken