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At the Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation, empowerment is at the heart of the programs, projects and activities we undertake within our four departments. Our hope is that “helping people to help themselves” will lead to the development of our citizens to positively contribute to the social transformation within communities, including poverty alleviation. We aspire to see all our citizens contributing positively to the development of Belize.

Hon. Anthony “Boots” Martinez, Minister of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation

Vision

The Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation is the lead entity of the Government of Belize in the development of people, enabling them to realize their full potential and play a meaningful role in their communities

Mission

In collaboration with all relevant partners, to facilitate policy development and to implement programmes that promote social justice and equity, enabling people to be self-sufficient, responsible and productive citizens

Principles and Values

  • Social Justice
  • Equality
  • Equity
  • Family Preservation
  • Non-Discrimination
  • Participation
  • Respect and appreciation for the people being served
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