Foundation Friends of the Sisters of Nazareth-Haifa (Vrienden van de Sisters of Nazareth-Haifa) is committed to Christian Arabs in Israel.The foundation supports a Christian school in Haifa: the Convent of the Sisters of Nazareth. We have been supporting the school in different ways:
- By providing financial support for the new construction project of the school;
- Contribute to the establishment of exchange programs between schools in Haifa and the Netherlands;
- By increasing awareness of the existence of Christian Arabs in Israel.
The Board of the Foundation consists of 4 persons:
Mr. A.W. van Vugt, Chairman
Ms. T. Blokland, Secretary
Mr. M.J. van de Geest, Treasurer
Mr. G. Sekeris, Board
There are two advisors at voluntary basis working for the foundation:
Mr. Gibran Siman
Ms. Johanneke Siman-Sekeris
The advisors work in Haifa. They maintain the contacts between the school and the board of the foundation.