The Global Partners for Community Development (GPCD) – Sierra Leone
Chapter – a Non-Governmental Humanitarian Organization, have officially announced its executive members and signed a one-year agreement.
Foday Koroma, Director of GPCD, made the announcement in a meeting held at the Global Partners current office on 11 Prince Street, Freetown.
Mohamed Bah, founder and chairman of the organisation, said the selections were finalised following recommendations by the director and his (Bah) rigorous examination of the appointees.
Bah thanked the appointees for their perseverance to keep GPCD alive,
expressed his trust in them and urged them to put in their best to
help humanity, especially the impoverished.
He noted that the setting up of the executive is a new phase and stated that the team must get things moving as fast as possible.
“We are young and energetic. Let us go out there, impact the lives of people and make history,” he stressed.
He said the agreement is renewable based on performance.
The signing or the one-year agreement was done after Barrister Kanu, the organisation’s attorney, took the appointees through the agreement.
In a brief statement, Barrister Kanu informed the appointees of Non-Governmental Organisation international best practices, and what to expect from a charitable organisation like GPCD.
He stressed volunteers must be compensated, vowed to provide the team with all necessary documents, assured them that signing of the one-year agreement is to their advantage and remarked that it is a blessing to be in a position to help people who could not help themselves in certain harsh living conditions.
Umaru Foday Koroma – Director
Abdul Sillah – Media Commentator
Melvin Sharty – Project Coordinator/ Programme Coordinator
Alusine Kamara – Finance Manager
Hannah Bentina Kekura – Front Desk/Receptionist
Also, both the chairman and the director informed the team to follow the 15-12-2018 Code of Ethics of Global Partner for Community Development.