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Movement towards Education and Youth Empowerment-Sierra Leone Board of Directors – is the governing body responsible for overseeing the organization’s operational activities, and the development of policies. The Board of Directors meet periodically to discuss and vote on the affairs of the organization. At a minimum, an annual meeting must occur with all Board of Directors present. Additional meetings are likely to take place throughout the year so they can discuss and make other necessary decisions.
He has worked as a teacher in a renowned Secondary school and served as a peace monitor, conflict mediator and resolution under Conciliation Resources a then UK based INGO. Augustine Paul Tucker is passionate about his commitment to social justice for rural communities and spent relentless efforts in ensuring everyone everywhere in rural communities have access and sustainably manage WASH and health in Sierra Leone. Augustine hoped that by the end of 2030 the world would have been able to reduce WASH and health related problems. He wants to witness were community members can stand up, speak out and demand for their God given right from the duty bearers so that rural communities can experience a complete equal and a just society. Augustine plans to continue her work in WASH and health considering gender equality as a crosscutting issue for women’s rights and equal opportunities.
Augustine currently serves as the Founder/Executive Director of Movement towards Education and Youth Empowerment-Sierra Leone (MEYE-SL), through this organization he has been able to lead many youth programmes that help promote peace, educational support, social justice and economic approaches towards youth empowerment and poverty reduction. He has helped to develop and advocate for programmes that foster an environment where future entrepreneurial and community leaders can thrive and create jobs and community projects that wage peace in their communities. The impact of his roles and interventions has helped in seeing a major shift in the dominant method of addressing contemporary issues dealing with youth unemployment, leadership, conflicts, and security issues amongst youth in Sierra Leone.
As youth advocate, he has created more than credentials to be a great leader in recognizing the talents of his fellow youth combined with the humbling ability to acknowledge mistakes and accountability. Above all these attributes, he has worked for and collaborated with some of the finest and brightest youth leaders and organizations within Sierra Leone and around the world. He is a member of Young Africa Leaders Initiative, Royal Commonwealth Society, West African Course on Human Rights and Drug Policy, Yes 4 Humanity, International Youth Parliament, African Union (Youth 4 Peace). Augustine is passionate to support communities to capitalize on their own values and assets. He has been driven by his commitment to a self-reliant society with a good working environment and quality education for the less privileged.