“The relationship we develop with donors and the extent to which they feel a part of our organisation far outweighs the monetary value of their giving.”
Mandy Carion: Philanthropy Manager, Save the Children New Zealand
What did you want to be when you grew up?
I only ever wanted to be a teacher, which is exactly what I did, enjoying 12 years as a primary school and specialist music teacher. I also had a strong desire to work with children in developing countries and had a
fascination with Africa right from my early teens. Basically, I wanted to be able to save every orphan across the continent! While my rose-coloured glasses have been well and truly replaced by more realistic ones, I spent a wonderful year teaching in a…