CHA believes in the respect of diversity and the promotion and achievement of fundamental rights and freedom, which provides equal opportunities for development for all Sri Lankans.
CHA works in the non-profit humanitarian sector to:
CONVENE the leadership of the humanitarian community and other key stakeholders to engage and address critical and emerging issues involving their work;
PROMOTE effective policies and a healthy environment to strengthen the work of non-profit humanitarian organisations and increase opportunities for funding and support;
CHAMPION accountability, effective collaboration, and coordination amongst and within the Government, donors, and humanitarian sectors;
IDENTIFY and communicate the important role and contribution of the non-profit humanitarian sector in Sri Lanka;
PROVIDE a centre of excellence, which collects, collates, analyses, documents, and disseminates information; and
LEAD independent humanitarian sector organisations to help shape their future and the future of the society they serve.