National Directors from World Vision’s seven West Africa Regional offices converged in Aburi, Ghana to discuss the realisation of World Vision’s “Our Promise 2030 (OP 2030)” in their respective countries. The three day conference allowed delegates to deliberate on the progress of OP2030 alignment and how best the West Africa Regional (WAR) office can support national offices in achieving this goal.
The National Directors from Senegal, Sierra Leone, Chad, Niger, Mali, Mauritania and Ghana were also joined by Esther Lehmann-Sow (WAR Leader), Esperance Klugan (WAR Senior Director of Operations), Jean-Baptiste Kamate (Partnership Leader, Global Center) and Greenville Hopkinson (Partnership Leader Strategy Realisation Collaboration & Innovation).
Discussions and presentations centred on the journey of the various country offices in streamlining their projects to achieve the strategic goals of OP2030.
The highlight of the conference was a field visit to the Fanteakwa Area Programme in the Eastern region of Ghana. They visited and interacted with beneficiaries of World Vision Ghana’s Literacy Boost and Livelihood projects. The team met with some savings groups and also visited some schools and reading clubs.
“Our Promise 2030” aims at possibility of bringing extreme poverty to an end by 2030 with strategic imperatives of Deepening commitment to the most vulnerable children, focusing World Vision’s Ministry for greater results, Collaborating and advocating for broader impact, Delivering high quality, sustainable funding and Living out the organisation’s Christian faith and calling with boldness and humility.