Our Core Values and the Millennium Development Goals

 
Millennium Development Goal
TRI Core Value
Achieved Via
1
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
TRI unashamedly is biased to working with the poor to help in the efforts to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.  This is achieved by offering valued employment and training opportunities. (1) (3) (6)
1.  Employment of women in Ghana and Liberia
2.  Training in vocational studies to former Child-soldiers in Liberia
3.  Established a Farm Equipment Hire Co. in Kenya
2
Achieve universal primary education
 
While seeking to give valued employment to parents, we also see the necessity to prepare future generations through education  (2)
1.  Supply of educational resources in Ghana & Liberia
2.  Seeking resources to build a school in Ghana and refurbish one in Liberia
3
Promote gender equality and empower women
(1) (5)
 
 
1.  Employment of women in Ghana and Liberia
2. Access and network with Women Associations in Ghana and Liberia
3.  Promotion of equality at all levels
4
Reduce child mortality
TRI has a holistic approach toward employees.  To this end we see the reduction of child mortality
 
(1) (2) (5) (6)
1.  Our contribution to this is through employment of parents; donations from profits to child mortality reduction initiatives; awareness campaigns centred on positive parenting. 
5
Improve maternal health
TRI has a holistic approach toward employees and sees improvement of maternal health services and causes as essential to supporting our work force of Entrepreneurs.
(1) (2) (5)
 
1.  Via gainful employment and good employment practices, TRI assists in improving maternal health of its employees.
2.  Donations from profits.
3.  We do not discriminate against single parents or women
6
Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases
(1) (2)
1.  We do not discriminate against HIV/AIDS sufferers and promote voluntary testing.
2.  Support of workers when Malaria flares.
3.  Promotion of good anti-malaria practises especially toward children
7
Ensure environmental sustainability
 
TRI works ‘on the ground’ with people in ‘everyday’ situations and therefore brings a ‘bottom-up’ approach to environmental sustainability. (1) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
1.  Promotion and formation of environmentally sustainable business models and initiatives
2. Monitor internally our use of renewable and non-renewable resources
3.  In Liberia the vocational school  teaches and trains students in the issues and solutions   
8
Develop a global partnership for development
TRI’s ‘unique’ business model of turning profits for development is in itself an expression of how business can positively play a role in development.  (2) (5) (6)
1.  We forms partnerships and networks with others to meet this MDG.