and Territories Association
The F.E.L.I.S. Foundation was established at the initiative of Gerda van Petersen in 2010. ‘Felis’ is Papiamento for Happy and the abbreviation F.E.L.I.S. stands for Felisidat, Espasio, Libertat i Speransa (Happiness, Space, Freedom, and Hope). This foundation was established with the aim of forming an effective professional organization that focuses on the after-school care and guidance of children. In this way, the children can receive extra support and education in addition to education at school. Nowadays the organization is a multifunctional centrum in the benefit of mothers, children and the neighborhood as a whole.
The objectives of the Foudation are to:
The foundation tries to achieve its goal by: