AMNET Receives Prestigious Award from CRS for Long Standing Partnership

By Amin Kef (Ranger)

The Advocacy Movement Network (AMNET) was highly recognized and honoured during the 60th-anniversary festivities of the Catholic Relief Service (CRS). A prestigious Award was presented to the Non-Governmental Organization, AMNET, for its longstanding partnership with CRS in achieving 60 years of far-reaching impact in Sierra Leone, an acknowledgment that underscores the deep collaboration and dedication between the two organizations in making a difference in the lives of beneficiaries.

Expressing gratitude on behalf of AMNet Board of Trustees and Staff, Founder and CEO of Advocacy Movement Network (AMNet) in Sierra Leone, Ms. Hawa Sally Samai, thanked the CRS Sierra Leone Country Program for its approach to partnership and its spirit of working together to create significant impact on the lives of  beneficiaries furthering that they are particularly grateful to the Global Fund Project Team for its unwavering support and commitment.

She emphasized her NGO’s dedication to addressing critical issues affecting children and women, notably advocating for the ban on female genital mutilation. Ms. Samai also mentioned that key among the organization’s objectives are empowering young people and fostering positive change to set a commendable example for others.

Under the theme: “60 Years of Far-Reaching Impact in Sierra Leone”, Catholic Relief Service (CRS) celebrated the significant milestone, reflecting on the incredible work achieved over the decades. The anniversary festivities continued with a remarkable collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Freetown and esteemed partners, including the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE) and other key figures.

In a journey to the heart of Kabala, Koinadugu District, the celebration embraces warmth, fostering hope, nurturing partnerships, and making a lasting difference.

As the festivities continue, the collective commitment remains unwavering, driven by the belief that every child deserves a chance to thrive and every community deserves the opportunity to flourish. Together, they stand as beacons of possibility, united in their mission to create a brighter future for Sierra Leone.


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