Team

StartUp4kids consists of an enthusiastic team of volunteers. Below you can see our core team.

Katja VisserKATJA VISSER – CHAIRMAN

“My dream is to make sure that every child becomes financially aware and independent so that he/she is able to create an independent and good future for him or herself.”

 

Geert BeekhuisGEERT BEEKHUIS – TREASURER

“Children are our best hope for the future, so let’s help them together!”

Ineke MeijersINEKE MEIJERS – SECRETARY

“Children have the future and every child deserves that future. It is very important that we give every child that future too!“

Maron DekkerMARON DEKKER – SOCIAL MEDIA

“My dream is that children can be child, enjoy their youth and get equal opportunities to develop their talents and to make their dreams come true.”

Marjolein van der LindenMARJOLEIN VAN DER LINDEN – COMMUNICATION

“I believe that creating a better world starts with children. If we provide them with good social and financial education, they will create the base of a fair and healthy society.”

Eugenie KortenhorstEUGENIE KORTENHORST – PROJECT MANAGER ECUADOR

“We can not make stars of all children, but we can make them all sparkle in their own way.”

MICHELE JOSEMANS – PROJECT MANAGER GUATEMALA

“Good education is the right of every single child….wherever in the world the child may have been born…”

 

Nienke MiezenbeekNIENKE MIEZENBEEK – PROJECT MANAGER NEPAL (PROJECT VSN)

“I believe in the power when children believe in themselves, in their own strengths and possibilities and in their future. Let us give all children equal opportunities for that future through appropriate education.“

SOFIE BARTELS – PROJECT MANAGER NEPAL (PROJECT UMBRELLA)

“Education is the key, children are the future.”

 

Jolijn LubbersJOLIJN LUBBERS – PROJECT MANAGER PERU

“I believe that changing a child’s life starts with good education. Only in this way they can improve their well-being and embrace the future with confidence.”

SIGURD HOENKAMP – DE VRIES – IT SPECIALIST

“Children deserve a chance to participate, to learn and to become an active part of the local community. That is also what I wish for my children and I think that the StartUp4kids program gives children that opportunity.“

Laura HogervorstLAURA HOGERVORST – TRAVEL COORDINATOR

“I strive towards a society where everybody is able to stand confident in his/her own strength and is free to make his/her own choices. By instilling this message in children, we can generate a long-lasting impact.”

Kim BronwasserKIM BRONWASSER – COÖRDINATOR ENTREPRENEURS CLUB XTRACLUBVAN100

“All those young entrepreneurs who can make a difference in this world, but who are limited by missing the right resources, I wish to help these children.“

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