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West-Point Women
Concludes 3-Day Retreat

By Precious D. Freeman
The West Point Women for Health and Development Organization (WPWHDO) has concluded a three-day retreat for staffers.
The retreat sponsored by Disney-Hauser and other partners was aimed at strengthening and validating the organization and improve its capacities as a means of revamping the institution.
The project Titled; ‘Operational Grant and Community Peace Initiative’ brought together staffers and members of the West-Point Women Organization.
Speaking at the close of the retreat held in Paynesville last week, the Executive Director for WPWHDO, Nelly Cooper, said the retreat will help them identify and combat their challenges, adding it will improve the progress of the organization.
Presentation of the retreat includes a review of retreat schedule, mission, and vision of strategies, review of strategies: (plan, accomplishment and hangout the priority), as well as to review of quarter 1 and also a review of quarter 3-5 years plan on the organization.
“Our mission is to help women who are marginalized and victimized in our community so that they can be able to acquire new skills,” Madam Cooper cited.
According to her, the West Point Women for Health and Development Organization is making sure that women be empowered and get the necessary support to make their lives meaningful in the society.
She added that they have been providing them with lots of training that will enhance their capacity.
Madam Cooper at the same time called on the Government of Liberia (GOL) to aid them their support in order to run the day-to-day activities of their office.
“We are not enemies of the government but rather buttressing their efforts, and this is the time that the government really needs to help us in terms of budgetary support,” she intoned.
WPWHDO boss further complained of facing serious electricity problem and wants the government to find a remedy, stating that a country that cannot work on its electricity crisis is headed nowhere.

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