To contact our foundation, send an email to this adress:

Tara Foundation

De Maat 23 7707 RM Balkbrug
Tel. 00 31 6 19 441 991
IBAN: NL29ABNA0431292981

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Executive Board of the Tara Foundation

dolkar Thupten Dolkar (official name: Tsering Dolkar Hartkamp)

Dolkar is Tibetan Buddhist nun and student from among others Geshe Sonam Gyaltsen, Lama Lhundrup en Gelek Rimpoche. She formerly worked as a psychologist and a Health Education worker. After a tour through India, Nepal and Tibet she founded the Tara Foundation in 2001. Dolkar maintains contacts with the projects, sponsors and interested parties. Furthermore, she is involved in the recruitment of sponsors and funds. Almost every year she is visiting the projects (of course at her own costs).

nico Nico Sloeserwij
secretary and treasurer  

Nico is a retired insurance expert. He was also involved in setting up the Tara Foundation. Nico takes care of the financial administration of the foundation. He also responsible for the annual letters to all sponsors and sponsored monks, nuns and other sponsored goals.

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General committee members

Gerreke Gerreke van den Bosch

Gerreke, yoga teacher, journalist and textwriter. She helps the Tara Foundation among others to organize activities for fundraising.

Matthijs Matthijs Nijhof

Matthijs is a sales manager in the security. He helps the Tara Foundation with general activities.

Sari Sari Koppens

Sari works as an art-therapist and mindfulness trainer in a psychiatry daycare. She is a member of the Buddhist center Jewel Heart in Nijmegen.Sari has made the first website for the Tara Foundation and was webmaster for many years. Nowadays she gives advice and general help.

Anny Anny Meynckens

Anny is a retired nurse, with a heart for people in need. She helps with general help and advice.

Cleo Cleo Melis

Cleo is a manager for the organisation for refugees. She is a member of the Jewel Heart buddhist center in Nijmegen and she helps the Tara foundation to organize activities for fundraising and PR.

Other volunteers

Seb Seb de Groot

Seb is program supervisor at Centraal Orgaan Opvang asielzoekers (COA). He is webmaster for the Tara site on voluntary base

Jeroen Jeroen Collier

Jeroen is graphical designer and translator of tibetan text.He lives in Nepal en designed as a volunteer our website and action-emails

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The Tara Foundation is registered at the Chamber of Commerce in Zwolle
under number 05069262.