Organization and location:

Mount Meru Foundation, established in Tilburg, Chamber of Commerce 63337657
Mount Meru Foundation
Herwijnenstraat 31
5045 GP Tilburg
Tel. 0650537504 (Margriet van der Weel-Roem)
RABO NL12RABO0304084557
ANBI / Tax number: 855192835


Margriet van der Weel-Roem (chairman)
Anna Lied Poelstra-Sanders (treasurer)
Nancy Jongsma-Stallen (secretary)


Mount Meru Foundation wants to contribute to improving maternal and childcare in AfriDe Foundation wants to share her expertise and experience in obstetrics and ultrasound with colleagues in Africa.

The Foundation wants to use the funds received for the purchase of ultrasound equipment that will be made available to colleagues in Africa.

The board members receive no fees.

Support last year:

Mount Meru Foundation received financial support in 2017 from various people, companies and various activities. The board members have not claimed any expenses for their activities and received no reimbursements.

Financial report income 2017



Hands-on training


Beer brewing


Bicycle tour









The Foundation received a number of donations after the donors had been personally approached.
A number of acquaintances have donated their received birthday money to the Foundation.

Interest-free loan

In 2017, the Foundation received an interest-free loan of 4,000 euros from a donor. Annually 1,000 euros of the loan will be donated.


Money has come in by selling your own brewed beer, organizing a cycling trip and giving hands-on training.

Bank accounts

The Foundation has both a current and a savings account.

Financial report expenses 2017

Purchase ultrasound device


Bank charges


Chamber of Commerce




Contribute Mount Meru hospital in Arusha / Tanzania:

In 2017, an ultrasound device was donated to the Mount Meru hospital in Arusha.
The training and hands-on training that were linked to this were provided by the board members Margriet van der Weel-Roem and Anna Lied Poelstra-Sanders. Both the trip and the stay were paid by the board members themselves.

Bank charges:

Monthly costs must be paid to the bank for both accounts.


In conclusion, it can be stated that the Foundation has a negative balance in 2017, in contrast to 2016. The balance of the payment and savings account on 01-01-2017 was € 4836.46. In 2016, the conscious choice was made by the board to commit to money collection for the purchase of the ultrasound device in 2017. In 2017, there were a few major donors and funds have been received by giving hands-on training, the sale of own brewed beer and annual incentives.