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June 12, 2021

Bicycle tour

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It's almost time! June 15, Danny will start the big challenge to cycle from Romania to the Netherlands! We would like to ask for your help in prayer for a safe and prosperous journey! We hope that this great effort from Danny will be rewarded with ...

December 20, 2020

The board thanks all sponsors!

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The foundation’s board thanks all sponsors for their support and financial contributions in 2020. It was in every way an extraordinary year. Your contributions made it possible to continue the work in Romania...

December 16, 2020

Charity bicycle ride June 2021

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Danny and Rianne are organizing a charity bicycle ride, starting in June 2021. Danny is planning on biking from Ghimbav, Romania, to Heerde, The Netherlands. A tour of approx. 2,4 thousand km! If you want to join the ride in full or just a section of the tour, send a WhatsApp to...

September 11, 2020

Wine sales promotion restarted

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On 11 and 12 September, the board had a booth at the autumn fair of nursery 'De Velde' in Heerde. It was quite clear that people's minds had only been tuned into the Coronavirus during the recent months. The relaxation of the Corona measures made it possible to sell our promotional wines for the Obed Foundation......

May 17, 2020

Donors needed

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Dear friends of Obed Foundation, The Corona Virus keeps all our minds occupied! Private and business, but also foundations do notice the consequences! This also applies to the Obed Foundation! Due to the uncertain times in which we live, companies ...

November 16, 2019

THE FAMILY HOUSE HAS BEEN PURCHASED!

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The Board of the Obed Foundation has purchased the Familiy house and land on November 13th 2019. This has brought an end to years of negotiations with the current owner. With this acquisition, the Obed Foundation can work with Danny and Rianne ...

September 1, 2019

Youth Travel Romania

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Getting into a car at 11 am, to arrive after 1.5 days, nearly two days in Romania. In the car with young people, little to no sleep, sing-along songs everyone loves, and a good talk t ...

July 3, 2019

Sponsor sought for medical expenses.

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The budget for medical costs has long been insufficient to cover the cost for Ana and Andreea. We are looking for a sponsor monthly € 75, - to contribute so that we are able medical care ...

July 3, 2019

Financial statements 2018

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The Board has prepared the financial statements for 2018 and adopted at a board meeting. This can be read under the chapter Board. If there are questions you can directly contact one of the board members. Enjoy reading!...

May 23, 2019

Hope4Kids

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With the Genemuiden of Hope4Kids project we are committed to providing a better future for underprivileged children from Romania, who still live in poverty, without any prospect of education or work. They...

April 16, 2019

New banners flyers and business cards

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Printshop van der Most has printed (and donated) new flyers, banners and business cards. Great that a company from Heerden contributed in this way to further build and support of family ....

April 16, 2019

New website online

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After months of preparation, the new website went online last week. Kris Thomson KJHosting has created a new website for us. Great to see that hier professionalism resulted in a website in a ...

April 4, 2019

Employees of Univé

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Univé employees are allowed to annually donate € 250, - to charity. 5 employees have decided to donate this sum to our foundation! Awesome!!...

April 1, 2019

Permanent residence accepted!

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Last February Danny and Rianne their fifth year in Romania. As this 5 year mark had passed, they were allowed to apply for permanent residency. And this request is accepted by the Romanian government. As of April 15, they can ...

January 24, 2019

Good news for Ana

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On January 22 Rianne are Danny and Ana went to the orthopedist in connection with the preparations for the planned surgery on her right foot Ana. (Ana was born with a malformation of her feet making...

January 21, 2019

house Nadina

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The family house is named Casa Nadina. Casa means house, Nadina means hope. This name also embraces the objective of Obed to provide a hopeful future in a safe home ....

November 21, 2018

The board visits the family home!

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We can look back on a fine visit to Danny, Rianne and the kids! We discussed the current issues and the future together! Good to see that everyone enjoys and family life is being picked up by the foster children ....

September 25, 2018

New board for The Obed Foundation!

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From October 1st, the Board of the Obed Foundation welcomes two new board members. Dick Verlaan (l) as chairman and Petra Kleijn (m) as secretary. Together with Daan Klomp (r), who remains treasurer, they will give to form ...

August 2, 2018

A new roof

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Renovating the roof is completely finished. See the pictures here. Everyone who contributed we want to thank again ....

August 1, 2018

youth Travel

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Again we have a group of young people received from the vicinity of Heerde and Zwolle this year. This year there was a renovation planned, which is why some people with knowledge of building and remodeling came along. By ...

May 9, 2018

Help Ana get both feet on the ground

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These are the feet of Ana, one of the girls who live in the family home since November 2017. Ana was born with a malformation of her feet making her continuously walk on her toes. This causes problems in her posture ...

March 21, 2018

Monthly expenses girls - update

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In late November, we have called for regular contributors for the expenses of the girls. We are very happy that we found a donor who wants to contribute to the expenses of the girls for a period of five years ...

March 19, 2018

Grādinitā / kindergarten!

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Since November 2017 Andreea goes to kindergarten in a nearby village! She has really found her place here and loves her teacher! They enjoy! Click here for more information. After Andreea was born it quickly became clear ...

November 21, 2017

Monthly expenses girls

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Now that the girls live fulltime in the family home this has financial consequences. As of yet their placement is not official, which is why Danny and Rianne receive no compensation for foster care. Because Foundation Obed ...

November 20, 2017

The girls may stay

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Good news! Ana and Andreea are allowed to live in the family home! An official placement is not possible for now, as Danny and Rianne must live in Romania five years. With the consent of the child and the forster...

October 10, 2017

Presentation for Ouderensoos of Johanneskerk

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At the invitation of the board of the Elderly club of the Johannes Church in Heerde, Joke de Beer and Renee van de Ziel held a presentation about the work of Danny and Rianne Kommer and the family home in Romania. The visitors ...

August 21, 2017

youth Travel

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This year we once more received the youth out of Heerde and Zwolle. This year they have taken on a number of major projects. The roof of the garage is completely replaced, the electricity in the garage is full t ...

July 20, 2017

Permits

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To make the house suitable for its purpose change to the property need to be made. Licenses for conversion must be applied, but also the current situation must be put on paper. The current paper wit ...

March 22, 2017

Update school packages action

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With the sale of popcorn and collecting empty bottles Naomi Renselaar (9 years) collected a very nice amount for donation! With this money she bought 100 school backpacks for the Obed Foundation! Naomi ...

February 21, 2017

purchased bus

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We have good news, we can buy a bus! Thanks to a large donation from America and received gifts from the Netherlands we were able to buy a nice bus. We were able to buy the bus for € 6750, which also ...

December 10, 2016

dehumidifiers

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Unfortunately the Family house has a major moisture problem. The cause is not completely understood, several experts have already looked at possible causes. Preliminary dehumidifiers are needed moisture from the air ...

November 11, 2016

new dryer

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The increased family size and its growth was the need for a dryer. Thanks to your donations, we were able to buy it, thanks! ...

August 2, 2016

youth Travel

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We have welcomed a group of young people from Heerde and Zwolle. This group has helped to adequately isolate Casa Perla. This makes sure that after school care they are able to provide a comfortable tempera in the winter ...

March 21, 2016

bus nodig

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With the extension of both girls to the family, a standard car will not suffice. Therefore we are looking for a good bus so that the whole family can travel. We estimate that we need about € 8,500 to buy a good bus n ...

December 21, 2015

ANBI-status

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The board has put a lot of time in preparing the foundation to meet the guidelines of the ANBI legislation. This month the application of the Obed Foundation was approved by the tax authorities. By granting the ...

November 21, 2015

Preparing for foster care

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To prepare the house for foster care, two areas need to be altered. The living room is to be moved to the upper floor, which is to be placed in a new floor. The costs are estimated at € 400. In addition, ...

November 20, 2015

Home improvement

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The house has a lower and an upper floor connected to a staircase on the outside of the house. Winters in Romania are very cold and therefore it is necessary to wear coats and shoes on the snowy stairs but b ...

November 10, 2015

Start of foster care for two girls

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The moment of foster care has come. From now on we welcome two girls to the family home. Both girls come from the same orphanage and have been regularly visited by Rianne. We welcome Andreea Ana and in the home...

November 9, 2015

More bags distributed

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Thanks to your donations we were able to fill more than the required 70 bags, we can fill 125 bags! Additional bags went to a shelter for teenage girls and a family whose house was turned to into ashes during a fire ...

September 21, 2015

distributed school bags

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At the beginning of the school year, Casa Perla, the after school care in the Roma village distributed the collected schoolbags to children who regularly attend the program. Thank you for your contribution to this ...

July 21, 2015

School backpack action

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Danny and Rianne regularly visit an after school care at a nearby Roma village. Children receive assistance with their homework and help with any backlog. These children live in a poverty situation, cash ...

May 5, 2015

Move

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Today, the move was completed to the family home. The house offers many opportunities to live with a family, has a lot of storage and has a nice big garden. We are thankful that we ...

April 6, 2015

update activities

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In recent months, much has happened. Rianne weekly visits an orphanage in Codlea region, consisting of approximately 40 children with disabilities. Danny visits together with Elineke an after school care in the Roma village. In ...

February 21, 2015

additional help

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For a period of four months Elineke will run an internship for two days a week us. We are very happy with the help! ...

November 2, 2014

New board composition

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New board composition and a number of needed governance changes. Danny and Rianne Kommer will no longer play part of the administration, also Henri Westrik will resign as board member. Daan Klomp will join the board. The new constitution ...

July 12, 2014

Youth from Groningen

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We welcome the assistance of a group of young people from Groningen. The youth are helping for 10 days with odd jobs around the house and they will support projects in the area ....

May 26, 2014

Moving Danny and Rianne

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Danny and Rianne Kommer moved to Romania. Thanks to a transport that was made possible by Fikse their belongings and all collected goods were transported. We want to thank everyone who contributed items or ...

February 11, 2014

The Obed Foundation action

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Johan Wisgerhof is running a half marathon barefoot on April 25 for the Obed Foundation. He is sponsored by many using a crowdfunding page that he has created himself, you can donate via ...

February 1, 2014

foundation

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The Obed Foundation was founded! The Foundation was founded by Danny and Rianne Kommer to support the work they do in Romania. From the foundation, we want to raise funds for all that is needed there, for both work ...