SOLS 24/7 Netherlands Foundation (Stichting SOLS 24/7 Nederland) is the Dutch branch of the international non-profit organisation SOLS 24/7 and serves as the regional office for our activities in Europe. SOLS 24/7 Netherlands is registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel) under registration number 669.82.464 and with RSIN-number 8567.80.789. Our official seat is located in Hoofddorp, Municipality of Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands.
In a world where opportunities are unequally distributed among societies, SOLS 24/7 Netherlands exists to serve, educate, and empower people from under-served communities, minorities and migrants, irrespective of race, creed and/or religion, in Europe and beyond, to improve their skills, knowledge, exposure, and/or employability.
We aim to achieve our mission through the provision of our humanitarian services, award-winning educational programmes and other social services to our beneficiaries in the areas of non-formal education, capacity building, community development, youth employment, computing, poverty alleviation, green technologies, sustainable development, and mental health.
Our Management Board
The foundation is governed by the Management Board which consists of five board members: Mr. R. Singh (Chairman), Ms. D. Chelliah (Secretary), Mr. R. Spijker (Treasurer), Ms. G. Kaufman (Vice Chair), Mr. Q. van der Roest (Member).
None of the board members receive a salary from the Foundation. The board members’ remuneration is restricted to an expense allowance or a minimum attendance fee. The daily operations of the foundation is managed by our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. T. Spijker, who reports directly to the Management Board.
Our Policy Plan
Our policy plan (beleidsplan) includes more detailed information on our strategy, objectives, programmes, organisational structure and budget for the period 2017-2019.
Our programmes will be launched throughout the course of 2017.
We will offer programmes that are designed to serve, educate, and empower under-served communities. The programmes focus on student learning, skills development, and community engagement.
We also aims to offer mobility projects and capacity building programmes for young people and youth workers focusing on enhancement of professional competences, foster inter-cultural exchange and learning, and enhance their social consciousness and tolerance towards other cultures.
Through our professional and academic placement programmes, we aim to attract volunteering professionals, highly-skilled individuals, and university graduates to use their knowledge, skills, and experience, to contribute towards a good cause.
More about our programmes and services will be published in due time.
If interested to get involved with any our programmes or partner with us, we hope to hear from you at [email protected].
We will publish our financial reports within 3 to 6 months after each financial year. Our first financial year will end on 31st December 2017. The published financial reports will include the below:
- An annual report of the activities carried out throughout the year;
- A financial report, including balance, statement of income, expenses, and explanation;
- A statement of assets and liabilities with and accompanying explanation;
- Financial overview of actual spending sorted according to financial actions or theme.