In a proactive move to enhance teamwork and fortify cohesion among its workforce, the Africell Impact Foundation recently orchestrated an invigorating hike as part of its annual strategic planning retreat. The event, held on Thursday 4th January, 2024, brought together both top management and junior staff for a refreshing 5-kilometer trek from Guma Gate to the Guma Dam at Mile 13 near Sussex Village.
Madam Kippy Debs, the Customer Relations Director, Africell Sierra Leone, emphasized that the Afri-family hiking initiative was a key component of the company’s retreat program, designed not only to promote greater cohesion and teamwork but also to encourage a healthier lifestyle among its employees. She highlighted that the expedition provided top managers with a unique opportunity to connect outside the confines of the office, fostering unity through a shared outdoor experience.
Participants were treated to breathtaking views along the trail, showcasing picturesque landscapes and natural surroundings that added to the overall enjoyment of the event.
Joe Abass Bangura, the Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Africell Sierra Leone, underscored that the hike served not only as a catalyst for physical activity but also provided individuals with a chance to unwind and recharge amidst the tranquility of nature. He expressed the company’s belief in the importance of such activities for team bonding and rejuvenation.
According to John Konteh, the Marketing Director of Afrimoney, the Afri-family hike retreat aligns seamlessly with the company’s commitment to employee well-being, emphasizing the significance of a balanced work-life culture.
He concluded by reiterating Africell Sierra Leone’s dedication to fostering a culture that values teamwork, health, and camaraderie, with such initiatives expected to become a regular feature of the company’s ongoing efforts to ensure a fulfilling and inclusive work environment.
The Afri-family hike received enthusiastic participation from Africell’s top management, showcasing their eagerness to embrace initiatives that promote a harmonious working environment. Staff members expressed appreciation for the company’s efforts in organizing activities beyond the typical office routine, fostering a sense of belonging and togetherness among colleagues.
The success of the Afri-family hike underscores Africell Sierra Leone’s commitment to enhancing employee engagement and well-being.
As the company continues to prioritize a culture that values teamwork health, and camaraderie, initiatives like these are poised to play a crucial role in bolstering employee morale and strengthening bonds within the Africell Sierra Leone team.