Child Protection Policy

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INTRODUCTION

General Policy Statement

This mandatory policy is approved and endorsed by the Board of Trustees of Fresh Hope Ministries International (heareafter refered to as FHMI) and makes clear FHMI's position on child protection. It applies to all staff and trustees and includes visitors and volunteers involved in the overseas aspect of FHMI's work.

All FHMI representative's overseas will be expected to assist in the translation of this policy into local languages and adapt the policy and procedures to ensure it is made relevant to their work.

Overseas partners will be encouraged to develop a child protection policy and procedures. Future partnership agreements will include such a policy as part of the agreement.