Merve from Turkiye on our Aspiring Managers Programme (MDP)


“As a humanitarian, my job requires me to have good communication, leadership and time management skills which ensures the work I do is of high quality and helps as many people as possible. Humanitarian work is also about building trust. My role requires me to talk to different groups of people in different ways, from children to older people and religious leader. And you need to be a good observer so you can try to understand how people think. I may not always be prepared to deal with difficult situations like these and so this is where the Humanitarian Academy for Development also known as HAD comes in; they helped me develop skills like these and so many more like my confidence which has transformed me as a humanitarian. I feel more driven & capable of tackling situations I didn’t think I could before the training and can’t thank HAD enough for the learning support they’ve given to me.”