Reaching Hand is governed by the Trust Deed, which specifies its objectives and powers. Our governing board consists of eight members and is directed towards the mission of creating real and lasting changes in the lives of marginalized children and women by initiating specific programs.
Our Board Members
Over the years, Reaching Hand has formed an active, well-informed and independent Board to ensure highest standards of governance. The Board facilitates and oversees the management team as it serves, and protects the long term interest of all stakeholders. The Board bears ultimate responsibility for Reaching Hand achieving the purposes for which it exists.
The five main tasks of the Board are:
- Policy formulation
- Strategic thinking
- Management supervision
- Accountability to the organizations supporters, donors, staff and those who are connected together by its vision.
Responsibilities of the Board
- Determine the organisations mission, purpose and strategic direction and the policies that will best enable the achievement of these.
- Provide strategic leadership through constructive challenging of key assumptions and strategies and management views and proposals
- Approve the annual programs plan and budgets
- Ensure there are mechanisms for hearing the view of key stakeholders
- Ensure high levels of organizational accountability and transparency
- Provide necessary directions to the management
- Actively engage in raising funds