LeadGopio (meaning leading GOPIO) is a leadership program for the Committee Members of GOPIO Malaysia to comprehend the GOPIO in its wholesome context and understand the NGO’s general focus and traditions. LeadGopio was organised for the GOPIO Malaysia Committee for the term 2020-2022 on the 2nd and 3rd of January 2021 in Fraser’s Hill.
The Committee Members of GOPIO Malaysia were requested to plan and present projects in line with the principles and objectives of the organisation for the term 2020-2022, particularly for the year 2021,.
To begin the process, Committee Members were encouraged to identify outstanding and applicable programmes and activities for GOPIO. Each Committee Member was requested to pre-select the ideas, projects, partner organisations and team members of their choice for presentation.
Saturday 2nd January 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Sunday 3rd January 10.00 am to 3.00 pm
Members were allowed to Q&A after each presentation and each idea was welcome, albeit within a stipulated time and it was most interesting.
On the evening of 3rd January, heavy downpour and several landslides occurred nationwide and the roads to and fro Fraser’s Hill was not spared by nature. Unable to return to their residences in Klang Valley, the Team extended their stay in Fraser’s for a second consecutive day. The Team managed to leave Fraser’s Hill on Monday 4th January, once the landslides and fallen trees blocking the road were removed.
Strategic training and planning processes can identify approaches that will best enable an NGO to advance in its mission. In this regard, LeadGopio enhanced the line of thinking and understanding among the Committee Members of GOPIO Malaysia.