Our Team

Niños de Guatemala (NDG) is a registered nonprofit in the Netherlands, Guatemala, the United States and France. While our head office and all of our development projects are based in Guatemala, our general and supervisory boards are located in the Netherlands. The general and supervisory board are wholly voluntary.

Guatamala

In Antigua, our Education & Back Office team is responsible for financial transparency, legal representation, and program monitoring and evaluation. In addition to general fundraising, our Income Generation team handles the coordination of our sponsorship and volunteer programs, processes donations and grants, and manages our social businesses: Cambio Spanish School and the Experience Guatemala Tour.

Netherlands

Our head office in the Netherlands is in Amsterdam. Staff and volunteers work to guide and support our projects in Guatemala. In addition to collaborating with the Antigua office on development strategy, they are responsible for organizing fundraising events, writing grants, promoting social business, and building partnerships with donors and sponsors within Holland.

Leadership Guatemala

JULIO SALAZAR

JULIO SALAZAR

GUATEMALA DIRECTOR

julio@ninosdeguatemala.org

HANNAH MURPHY

HANNAH MURPHY

HEAD OF SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

hannah@ninosdeguatemala.org

ANA LUCIA MIJANGOS

ANA LUCIA MIJANGOS

HEAD OF FUNDRAISING GT

analucia@ninosdeguatemala.org

       Directors of Educational Centers 

ALEJANDRA GAMEZ

ALEJANDRA GAMEZ

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL CENTER: EL HORIZONTE, SECONDARY SCHOOL
CELESTE ORDOÑEZ

CELESTE ORDOÑEZ

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL CENTER: NUESTRO FUTURO, PRIMARY SCHOOL
VINICIO CHAVEZ

VINICIO CHAVEZ

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL CENTER: EL PORVENIR, PRIMARY SCHOOL

Leadership Netherlands

OLA PLONSKA

OLA PLONSKA

COMMUNITY BUILDER

o.plonska@ninosdeguatemala.org

NDG Non-Executive Board

TIM CRIJNS

TIM CRIJNS

CHAIR. PRESIDENT, NETHERLANDS

TONY WRIGHT

PRESIDENT, GUATEMALA
SANDER WIRKEN

SANDER WIRKEN

FINANCE
MARTEN DRESEN

MARTEN DRESEN

BOARD MEMBER
ANNEMIEK DRESEN

ANNEMIEK DRESEN

BOARD MEMBER