YVE Gambia Conducts a Monitoring and Evaluation Exercise on VFL Project 2019 in CRR and URR

Photo Credit : Joe Bongay/yvegambia 

On the 3rd and 4th August , 2019 , YVE Gambia conducted monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)  exercise on its Views from the Frontline (VFL) Project in the Central and Upper Region of The Gambia .  The purpose of their visit was to assess the weakness and  progress made by the designated Partner Organisation (PO) on the VFL project in the aforementioned region .  Upon arrival , YVE had a good welcome remarks by both AVISU  NGO and WASDA NGO  which was followed by an open session of discussion surrounding the project .

Through the open discussion and monitoring process, the POs had the opportunity to share their VFL Project progress report ,the  challenges and possible measures  or solutions to boost up  their progress in the project .

YVE Gambia team comprising of Joe Bongay (Executive Director ) , Ejatou Jaiteh (Programmes Coordinator ) and Amadou Barry (Member National Advisory Committee )  further shared their project findings and perspective of  the current project outlook implementation of the POs in their respective regions with recommendations and evaluation report shared with the POs.

Despite the challenges faced by POs in the field ranging from mobility , fast internet availability, mobilization of community members  among others, successful data were collected and are uploading progressively . The  recommendations and possible solutions shared by YVE team  would help the POs in their effort  to accomplish their expected task or set of  goals  in line with the project  .  YVE will further its M& E exercise in other regions in the up coming days .

Young Volunteers for the Environment (YVE) Gambia serves as the National Coordinating Organisation for the Views from the Frontline (VFL)Project 2019 in The Gambia . VFL 2019 aims to strengthen the inclusion and collaboration between at risk people, civil society and governments in the design and implementation of policies and practices to reduce risks and strengthen resilience . The project is been funded by the European Union (EU) and coordinated by the Global Network for Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) .

Prepared by :

Amadou Sowe 

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6th Annual General Meeting 2017 – YVE The Gambia

Young Volunteers for the Environment held their 6th Annual General Meeting today (5 August 2017) at SYDO head office in Kanifing. This occasion was graced by the Board, staff, and members of the organization, the media and colleagues to assess the 2016 activities and financial reports of the organization and address the challenges of the organization for a better work-plan and output. Both financial and activity reports were adopted by the General Assembly. in addition to that, recommendations were given by the GA as to the development of the organization in terms of projects planing and implementation, visibility, governance, finance, etc. Congratulations to the whole organization. We are proud of our Board and all of our members.
Change is a process and with the continuous support of the entire team and interested members we will take YVE-The Gambia to the next level and the achievement of the SDGs will be possible.
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Report by: Ejatou Jaiteh

Communications and Volunteer Officer