Our Mission, Vision and Values


Our Mission

The mission of marqaati is to root out corruption in Somalia’s local and federal governments by promoting transparency, integrity, and accountability at all levels of power. Our core values are: democracy, accountability, transparency, integrity, courage, and justice.

Our Vision

We envision a Somalia where corruption in government is not tolerated and is non-existent; corrupt officials are dismissed and barred from government; and citizens are aware of their rights and are free to voice their opinions without fear of government reprisals.

Our Values

  • Democracy
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Courage
  • Justice

Our steering principles

  1. We will work with all groups that work to fight corruption, both national and international.
  2. We will be politically non-partisan and non-clannish in our work.
  3. We will condemn all forms of corruption wherever reliably identified.
  4. We will take positions based on objective and professional analysis.
  5. We will not accept funding that does not allow us to address issues freely.
  6. We will provide timely and accurate reports to our stakeholders.
  7. We will respect and encourage respect for fundamental human rights and freedom.