Samoa has a competent and confident civil society sector that promotes sustainable development and quality of life for the people of Samoa.

To deliver capacity building research, opportunities, information, sharing, advocacy and support for civil society in Samoa.

Our Values 

  • Accountable  and Transparent
  • Equal opportunities for all
  • Mutual respect: integrity, acceptance and tolerance of the diversity of members and views
  • Community empowerment and ownership
  • Acknowledge the worth of volunteers and stakeholders
  • Professionalism
  • Gender equity
  • Inclusion and support for the disabled, the disadvantaged and the marginalised
  • Peace and harmony
  • Encourage and promote environmentally friendly practices
  • People centred
  • Sensitive to spiritual and cultural values

SUNGO is a Not for Profit Organisation and Incorporated Society with a Constitution approved by its membership. It is a nationally registered NGO (Non Government Organisation). SUNGO has a direct community focus with a membership based on both urban and rural civil society organisations across Samoa. Membership includes community organisations, village based organisations, sporting bodies, and church organisations.