Nina Saffuri, War Child UK: 'Concerts are expensive, so we are not looking to create more of that type of event as part of our growth strategy'
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Nina Saffuri, War Child UK: 'Concerts are expensive, so we are not looking to create more of that type of event as part of our growth strategy'

19 May 2015

Partway through an ambitious growth strategy, War Child UK is in a period of intense activity. Director of fundraising Nina Saffuri offers insight into how the charity is aiming to meet targets.

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Nina Saffuri, War Child UK: 'Concerts are expensive, so we are not looking to create more of that type of event as part of our growth strategy'

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