The board of the Elnura Foundation aims not only to expand their group of loyal benefactors, but also to use fundraising to launch all kinds of projects, big or small. The board members do not receive remunerations of any kind. 

Aleid van der Spek (chairperson/secretary) has worked closely with the Center for the Protection of Children (CPC) in Bishkek since 2001, and has carried out several projects for street children who are under the care of the CPC. Her activities were incorporated into the Elnura Foundation in January 2010. During her professional career, she worked for a number of companies as an office manager.

Gert Meijer (treasurer) worked as a controller in the healthcare sector and trained as an accountant. His interest in and involvement with other cultures has led him to commit to the Elnura Foundation, for the support of children in Kyrgyzstan.

Martijn Schimmel holds a public funtion, is involved in developments in Central Asia and has previously worked for NGOs that are active in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. 


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