Members of the Board
Members of the Board are appointed on an honorary basis. Donations received are up to 90% allocated to various projects supported by Scintillae Foundation. Costs exceeding 10% are paid by the Board of the Foundation. Our financial support will be exclusively dedicated to our own projects, or to projects conducted in cooperation with our own partners. Members of the Foundation and its advisors will initiate these contacts and supervise the projects.
ON SITE COORDINATORS
Assisting Scintillae Foundation with technical and operational support, helping us successfully implement our projects:
They play an essential role from the inception stage of any new project until its completion. Their main contribution consists of:
– initial and on-going on-site visits for new projects
– request, review and validation of budget and construction plans from local companies for submission to our Board
– signing of all necessary documents on behalf of Scintillae Foundation
– on-going dialogues with local authorities and school teachers and provide feedback to the Foundation
– control over disbursement
Our Local Coordinators in Myanmar
Thuya is a dynamic and motivated young man born in 1979 in Bagan. He has a Bachelor of Arts and worked for many years as a tour guide, travel agent and in marketing. At the moment he works for the French Embassy in Yangon in the Visa Section.
Thuya is our Project Manager and coordinating our schools‘ projects since 2010. He strongly feels committed to promote education in Myanmar through sustainable projects.
Htar Htar is a motivated young woman, born in 1981. She has a Bachelor in Business Administration and worked for many years in tourism and is managing her own travel agency since 2004.
Since 2010, she is helping our foundation as field coordinator and administrator.
Our Local Coordinators in Madagascar
Nirina is coordinating our projects in North West Madagascar and has been of great assistance to the Foundation since 2015. He is a consultant/engineer graduate from the National Institute of Applied Sciences in Strasbourg and we can count on his advice and expertise for building our schools, water wells and other infrastructures in the region.
They help Scintillae Foundation with technical and operational support in order to successfully implement our projects :
This Association founded by Stefan Büschelberger is active since 2004 in the small city of Miarinarivo, giving children and young people from rural areas access to education. The association provides children, who attend public schools in Miarinarivo, a safe lodging with dormitories, meals, clean water as well as medical care. They also provide students pedagogical support, a library and offer them space for learning.
Verein Tany is a Swiss ONG, founded by Lukas Ulm, engineer in Permaculture, a technology developing sustainable systems modeled from natural ecosystem.
Lukas in an engineer who spent over 8 years in Madagascar, speaks Malagasy and has set up several successful projects with training programs for students and youths.