Welcome

The Maryosa Foundation is a Netherlands-based not-for-profit organisation working for a world full of self-reliant people, who continuously motivate and support each other.

We do this by teaching financial capability skills, and by financially supporting students in community-oriented education programmes.

Bring out the best.
Bring in the community.

Recent activities

Elizabeth admitted to nursing school!

Elizabeth, Maryosa’s most recent recipient of school support, just moved into her new accommodation near the Our Lady of Lourdes Mwea Hospital, where she will study for a Diploma in Nursing! Elizabeth has previously finished secondary school as well as additional studies in college, but the work she was most experienced in is difficult to …

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Maryosa’s house style redesigned

Regular visitors may have noticed: our logo, website, and documents have all gotten a completely new look and feel! The process started with the advise given to us by multiple student groups who, as part of their class in research methods, helped us evaluate how people perceive Maryosa. One of their recommendations was to re-design …

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Student reports: Winning group selected!

We have received the reports from the student projects we wrote about earlier. In consultation with Prof. Dr. Els Breugelmans of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, we acted as a client as part of her course on Research Methods, for whom different groups of students would answer our research question: Where and how can we find …

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Diana graduates from Zetech University!

Supported by Maryosa, Diana has been studying Social Community Development at Zetech University in Ruiri, Kenya. Diana, whom we have met before, has now graduated from this programme. Congratulations, Diana! We are very proud of her achievements, and thankful to have played a role in it.

Student project at KU Leuven to assist Maryosa

Maryosa will act as client for the class Research Methods at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, taught by Prof. Dr. Els Breugelmans. As client, Maryosa will formulate a research question, which a number of students groups will answer. Our research question is: Where and how can we find and motivate people willing to support Maryosa? This …

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Financial capability at the Kipawa Centre: Empowering talented youth

Earlier this year, Maryosa was approached by Castro and Nikki, a Kenyian-Dutch couple that lives in Kenya, just outside Nairobi. They have just started a youth centre where creative talents are practiced and fostered, such as dance and theatre. This centre also teaches them a number of life skills. Castro and Nikki asked us if …

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