The annual ministry review forum of the World Vision commenced yesterday at the Hill Valley Hotel with the theme: ‘learning for integrated ministry quality and sustaining the momentum’.
Giving the strategy roll-out and the overall progress, the national director of World Vision Myles Harrison said one of their targets was to help children, stating that they needed to change the support to what they were doing.
On the issue of gender base, the national director said that in 2007 they were able to form a gender task force but that for this year they wanted to have a point person who could base 50% of their time in the areas.
On their achievement for 2007, operations director Francis Kainwo said they successfully initiated six new ADPs and secured funding for four years.
For community to take ownership of their projects the operations director revealed that they developed a new community based ADP management structures “which we are almost ay the finalizing stage”.
About why the forum was designed, Mr Kainwo said it was to reflect on progress and to date with strategy implementation and way forward as they wanted to stay focused.
He added that, “we are also here to share the joys and challenges for 2007 and jointly share ideas for better 2008 and beyond.”
Stressing further that the new strategy they had launched seek to move from being a grant and sector focused office to an integrated office whose major funding source was sponsored.