Note: Today, my World Vision supervisor, Conny Lenneberg, the leaders of our region, made the official announcement about my leaving the organisation. Here is what she wrote.
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It is with great regret that we advise that, due to funding challenges in F[inancial] Y[ear] 16, we will not be able to maintain our Faith in Development Director Position held by Danut Manastireanu beyond February 2015.
Danut has played an instrumental part in the development of the Christian Witness and Spiritual Formation of our leadership and staff over the past 17 years. We are most appreciative of the dedication and passion he has brought to FnD throughout the entire MEER [Middle East & Eastern Europe] region.
Danut started his relationship with WV as a member of WV Romania’s advisory board in 1995, later joining as WV staff in the position of MEER Christian Commitments Director in 1999. During his service with WV Danut has contributed in so many ways, developing FnD [Faith in Development] staff across the region, supporting the N[ational] O[ffice]s, advocating on behalf of the region to ensure good understanding of both the unique inter-denominational sensitivities and complex inter-faith context. Some of the highlights of his contribution include: Continue reading “It’s Official – I Am Leaving World Vision”