Vision & Mission

Our Vision: A transformed world honoring God by

Our Mission: Strengthening the capacity of a diverse global network to defeat hunger and improve lives through sustainable food and agroecosystem strategies because

Our Motivation: As Jesus first loved us, as agents of restoration we seek to glorify God and love our neighbors.

Core Values

  • We are followers of Jesus and want our behavior, beliefs, motivations, and attitudes to reflect him and bring him honor and glory. 

  • We are stewards of the resources God gives us.

  • We see all people as made in the image of God and deserving of dignity and respect.

  • We believe all people we encounter can add value as they share their efforts, knowledge, and experience.

  • We are people who value others and give them practical priority in our work and interactions.

  • We are partners as we join with other individuals and organizations to accomplish our mission.

Statement of Faith

Each staff member at ECHO is asked to sign our Statement of Faith or The Apostles’ Creed.

We do not ask those we serve to ascribe to this Statement of Faith, under the belief that all people are our neighbors, no matter their faith, and deserve love and care.