As of October 1st 2018, the Board of The Obed Foundation has 2 new board members. Dick Verlaan acts as chairman and Petra Kleijn as secretary. Together with Daan Klomp, who continues to act as the treasurer, they will further shape the foundation.
All board members perform their duties on a strict voluntary basis.
In the summer of 2018, together with our youth-group I reconstructed the roof construction and renovated the entire top floor of the house. This was my first contact and I was immediately touched by seeing how happy these abandoned children were in the family home because they are embraced into a loving home.
When I was asked to serve on the board, I said yes almost instantly.
As I became excited by all the stories about The Obed Foundation and the work of Danny and Rianne, I decided to join the board in the spring of 2018.
In November 2018, i visited the family home for the first time. With my own eyes, i saw how much love, warmth and hope the foster children are given!
In 2014 I became involved in the work and Rianne and Danny wanted to do in Romania. Inspired by them and their efforts, I offered to act as treasurer for The Obed Foundation.It is very fulfilling to support the great work they do in Romania as treasurer of the foundation.
Danny & Rianne
The family home is currently led by Danny and Rianne Kommer. They moved from Heerde, The Netherlands, to Ghimbav, Romania in 2014. For more information about Danny and Rianne and their motivation to do this work you can go to their website. Danny and Rianne