• June 6, 2023

ILO GET-Ahead Trainer Excels in Kenema District

ILO GET-Ahead Trainer Excels in Kenema District
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The International Labour Organization (ILO) is doing impressive in Sierra Leone through the improvements of entrepreneurship knowledge and self-reliant confidence and practices in Sierra Leoneans especially the women trained the GET-Ahead Training of Trainers’ workshops recently held in various districts across the country.

In their recent report, one of the GET-Ahead Trainers in Kenema District, Everybody Must Farm Eastern Regional Coordinator, Mrs. Victoria Bockarie, a beneficiary of the five days GET-Ahead Training workshop hosted at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), IDA Compound in Kenema, from 30th January, 2023 to 3rd February, 2023, excelled by organizing hundreds of young people, including women and vegetable farmers that part of the country.

According to Victoria Bockarie, the GET-Ahead Training exercises that were facilitated by ILO GET-Ahead Trainers, Samuel Kenneh Jr. and James Solomon Koroma, have made tremendous impacts in her entrepreneurship knowledge and interactions with communities.

She said she is now engaged in transforming the lives of the farmers by organizing them into groups to respect unity for sustainable development through knowledge and skills transfer to them and their various communities.

Through the scheme, Mrs Victoria Bockarie has brought together community people of Everybody Must Farm – EFM. She has also organized democratic farmers’ election that has achieved an executive staff that shall be responsible to make effective farming activities about vegetables and cassava in the district.

The monitoring power of this media has captured an activity were the Eastern Region Coordinator, Mrs Bockarie has led EMF farmers to the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, requested for support and presented the newly elected executive of the Vegetables and Cassava Farmers of Everybody Must Farm Organization to the Kenema District Agriculture Officer, Philip Conteh.

“I will continue to engage the public especially women that, we will inspire them into decent jobs in agriculture in Sierra Leone,” the EMF Regional Coordinator reassured Kenema district farmers.” She added that the intervention of the ILO has a unique approach and will make sustainable impact on the lives of the people, especially the women, when they take it seriously.

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