The Advocacy Movement Network (AMNet) has concluded its 2020 annual management retreat at the organisation’s Head Office in Spur Loop, Freetown.
The two-day retreat which started on the 6th of January, commenced with opening prayers from a senior Pastor of Sanctuary Praise Church.
Delivering her welcome address, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AMNet, Madam Hawa Samai congratulated Staff for their hard work, dedication and sacrifice towards the development and success of the organization for the past 16 years.
The CEO emphasized the key thematic priorities areas AMNet has been engaged in since its formation more a decade and half years ago – ranging from human rights, peace-building and the empowerment of women amongst others.
Madam Samai was pleased with communications strategy which was adopted in 2019 and called on the Communications Officer to continue to add more visibility and value to the activities of AMNet.
Overall, the CEO lavished praises on all of her Staff across the various projects District and urged them to do more in 2020.
Lead Facilitator, Mr. Brima Conteh, who doubles as AMnet’s Program Manager, commended all District Coordinators and Volunteers for their relentless effort in implementing projects under their leadership.
Head of Programs Mr. Samuel Bangura applauded their Program Officers and encouraged them to do more this 2020.
“It is going to be challenging but with concerted effort, AMNet will succeed because our focus is to promote human rights and peacebuilding”, he noted.
Two of the Board members Mr Obai Williams and Mrs Nenneh Daboh who witnessed the closing session of the retreat, commended the CEO and her staff for their services, pledging their continued support to mission and vision of AMNet.
Ending the two days retreat, CEO Samai wished all her staff well and urged them to be more productive and proactive in sending reports of activities undertaking and also looking for other important areas where AMNet could render its services if funds are available.