GSIF Regional Meeting in Sri Lanka

Towards greater collaboration and mission effectiveness

First regional meeting of GSIF

A regional meeting of 32 representatives from Good Shepherd Units across Asia Pacific was held 15-19 October in Serene Pastures, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

This first Good Shepherd International Foundation (GSIF) Regional meeting brought together Asia Pacific Partners in Mission to learn more about the work of GSIF, and GSIF had the opportunity to introduce its work to the Units of Asia Pacific for greater collaboration and mission effectiveness. 

GSIF Strategic Plan

The meeting explored the GSIF Strategic Plan which covers three “pillars”:  Enhanced Capacity; Increased and Diversified Funding; and Strengthened Cooperation. 

Click here for the Theory of Change framework - Theory of Change framework

Presence of GSIF Staff and Board members 

Along with Cristina Duranti, Director and Marco Casavecchia from GSIF Office in Rome, two Board members attended, Patricia Marshall and Hubert Janssen. Marco also led a morning on Safeguarding and Child Protection which was well received. 

Response from participants

There was an enthusiastic response from participants, who left the meeting re-energized and appreciating a strong sense of collaboration and connection regarding the role of GSIF in Asia Pacific. 

Congratulations to Cristina and all at Good Shepherd International Foundation!