We have a strong, healthy relationship and that she knows I only have her best interests at heart, as she grows and progresses through her schooling. A mentor is someone who listens to, nurtures, supports and encourages a young person to enable them to strive and be the best they can be both academically and personally. To break down invisible barriers, source and create introductions to the right people both personally and academically, I realise how vulnerable these young people are and also how complex and challenging their lives can be at times.
“I feel honoured this young woman has accepted me into her life.”
I won’t accept second best for my child, so why should this young person or any other child be different. These are our children and we only want the best for them. I feel honoured this young woman has accepted me into her life and it is a privilege to know I could potentially be part of that core group around her who can make things happen and help her realise her full potential”