Alfy Perera

Chairman of; property - buildings - contractors - food supplies - figures - transport - I am the leader of the organisation - a father to the children and friend to the people here. There is always a lot to do at Home of Hope - and with the Sri Lankan

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Sharmini Perera

Above all, I am the mother of the children, who wants them to grow up in a home full of love, trust and security. I always talk about a home, rather than an orphanage. We want to avoid labelling them in today’s society. Every child that arrives here

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Rebecca Bijker

Rebecca Bijker, together with Alfy and Sharmini, form the board of directors at Home of Hope in Sri Lanka. She is also the founder of Are & Bee, the organisation that supports Home of Hope from the Netherlands. “After studying pedagogy and anthropology

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Fleur van Helden

Day to day I am a producer for eye2eye media and in charge of productions such as The Passion and the Dam Square Christmas party. I have been involved with Home of Hope for the last 10 years. I first visited when I was 23 and was very impressed with

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José van Nunspeet

Jose van Nunspeet is responsible for the Rehabilitation Centre at Home of Hope. Children with disabilities, who live in the area, are also eligible for the therapy. Jose is now retired, but she used to work in haptotherapy and physiotherapy. She looks

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David Bijker

I work in TV and Film, having done so for the past 20 years and love this line of work! To expand my horizons I recently embarked on a start up company - Gapstars - involving sourcing the best Sri Lankan web designers for Dutch IT companies. What's really

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Machteld Overmars

My name is Machteld Overmars-de Goederen and since April 2018 I’ve become a board member of Home of Hope. However, my involvement goes a little further back. Six years ago, in 2012, my husband Piero and I got to know Rebecca, making regular donations

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Carolijn Sleijpen

Ik ben Carolijn Sleijpen en naast mijn gezin heb ik een strandpaviljoen, organiseer ik zeilreizen, andere evenementen en probeer ik zoveel mogelijk van de wereld te zien! Sinds september 2017 mag ik mij tevens bestuurslid / penningmeester van de stichting

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Jojanneke Goedhart

My name is Jojanneke Goedhart and I’m both proud and honored to be a Home of Hope board member offering my expertise as Marketing Specialist! Last year I visited the home for the first time. Actually, I should say 'children's HOME' because it’s a

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