Tag Archive: Boots on the Ground

September
12
2014

Peter Mueller joins Just Hope

We extend a big welcome to Peter Mueller, who has joined the Just Hope team as Project Manager! In this role, Peter will oversee project work as our ‘boots on the ground.’ His responsibilities include building teams of local workers, developing relationships with local partners, developing and refining project processes and communicating with Just Hope… continue reading
June
24
2014

Same ‘boots,’ different feet

You’ve heard us talk often about our ‘boots on the ground’ guiding principle and the exit strategy as an important part of our empowerment model. Bringing people up eventually has to include the transfer of responsibility, otherwise independence and the dignity that comes with it can never be achieved. After nearly a year with American… continue reading
June
12
2014

Guiding Principle: Boots On The Ground

All Just Hope projects are supervised by trustworthy, qualified managers who provide full-time oversight and reporting to ensure that money sent matches its intent. We provide regular, on-site project verification by executive leadership.
April
9
2014

Just Hope leadership team visits Bauya

A Just Hope team that included Ben Turner, President, and Phillip Crockett, Director of Projects, recently returned from a 10-day visit to Sierra Leone, where they met with our assessment team, witnessed the continued planting of pineapple suckers, engaged local people in an opportunity to grow pineapple, and fortified our “boots on the ground” project… continue reading
March
26
2014

Boots on the ground: Austin Smith

Every Just Hope project is supervised by a trustworthy, qualified manager who provides oversight and reporting to ensure that the money we send goes where it is intended. “Boots on the Ground” is one of our Guiding Principles, and we’d like you to meet Austin Smith, project manager, our “boots on the ground” in Sierra… continue reading