Interview by Sierra Winston, ChildFund Communications Intern
In our 75-post series in honor of ChildFund’s 75th anniversary, we’ll hear from several of our national directors who oversee operations in the countries we serve in Africa, the Americas and Asia. Today, we hear from Chege Ngugi of Mozambique.
How long have you been at ChildFund?
What is your favorite thing about working at ChildFund?
Working with local community-based organizations to address the development challenges faced by children and their communities.
What is the most difficult situation you have encountered in your job?
Helping staff see things through a different lens.
What successes have you had in your national office?
Building a cohesive team and an interactive working environment, networking and alliance creation and growing the grants portfolio.
What motivates you in life?
Seeing the results of our work in the lives of the target group, especially children and women.
What do you like to do in your free time?
Reading, discussing and listening on geopolitical issues.
What is a quote, saying or belief that you live by?
“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” –Mahatma Gandhi