OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIAS staff meet regularly. Picture show country directors and program managers in Kenya last month.

November 18, 2015 | Posted in General, Quality | By

IAS has ten program countries and each country has one local office or more. Despite the distance our staff come together regularly and this week are wehappy to welcome our 10 country directors to Sweden.

-This week we will come together for a time of strategic discussions and fellowship to inspire us to take IAS further in the years to come. It´s also a great opportunity to share experiences and difficulties faced on a daily basis. Since all of our staff work in areas of either conflicts or extreme poverty we want to encourage each other and equip one another for the time ahead, says Daniel Zetterlund, CEO IAS.

Local staff – core of our work

IAS has 350 employees in total and despite the distance between the countries IAS internal personnel management meet regularly. Currently IAS program countries are; Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia/Somaliland, Uganda, Tanzania.  IAS always strives to recruit local staff to ensure that our work is as efficient and authentic as possible, says Daniel.

-We have realized that by doing this we have the local expertise to ensure that our help reaches those who need it most. We can also easily follow up on our projects and guarantee that our work is of high quality.

Text och foto: Rebecka Woods

 

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