Supported Projects 2018 · 04. January 2019
In December 2018, the Royal Talens Foundation donated a pallet full of drawing and painting materials to the residents of St. Martin to be distributed to arts and cultural centers across the island. The materials are to be used to replace destroyed materials and for creative projects that aim to reduce the stress these residents have been exposed to since the hurricane Irma devastated the island in September 2017. With this initiative, the Royal Talens Foundation supports the plan ‘Kunst...

Supported Projects 2018 · 30. November 2018
In December 2017, the Royal Talens Foundation started a partnership with the Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital (WKZ) in Utrecht. Every year around 5000 children are hospitalized there. The foundation wanted to contribute to the wellbeing of these little patients with a creative Zentangle project. 'Zentangle' is an easy to learn and relaxing way of producing wonderful works of art by drawing structured patterns. Although the end result of the artwork seems complex, the Zentangle method is all...

Supported Projects 2018 · 02. April 2018
Sunshine4kids' mission is to improve the conditions in Kenia's (primairy) education system. The organisation currently supports 18 schools in Kenia by providing material, building classrooms and toilet facilities. They offer internships for Belgian (Pedagogy) students, to exchange knowledge and methods. The Royal Talens Foundation supported creative workshops by these students by donating paint and other materials. To discover more about sunshine4kids and their activities, visit their website.

Supported Projects 2018 · 15. March 2018
On 14 January 2009 the organisation ‘Les Amis de Gambie’ opened an orphanage in Gambia: Sinchu Orphanage. When Nieske, Marielle, Christa and her daughter Noa (11), heared that the founder of the orphanage was terminally ill, they wanted to do something to support the children in Sinchu Orphanage. This resulted in a big donation of 30 big boxes full of food, clothing and products for personal hygiene. Next to this, they decided to travel to Gambia and meet the kids in person. During their...

Supported Projects 2017 · 29. December 2017
In December 2017 Serious Request took place in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. Serious Request is a major fundraising event from a national radio station (Radio 538). Every year in the week before Xmas DJ’s are broadcasting 24/7 to raise money for a state of emergency in parts of the world we don't see much of. The Royal Talens Foundation organized several activities to support Serious Request 2017. We organized a 12 hour drawing and painting marathon, we created a mural with students and a local...

Supported Projects 2017 · 01. December 2017
Greater Heights is an officially registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and a non-denominational private school designed to provide children a better education. The proprietors are Dan and Dianne Dzokotoe. Dan is a Ghanaian and Dianne is a Canadian. The school is located in Tamale, Ghana and has diverse educational system that supplements the Ghanaian curriculum with quality educational methodologies and material from outside the country. From time to time there are international...

Supported Projects 2017 · 21. November 2017
In 2017 the Royal Talens Foundation partnered up with the Favela Painting Foundation founded by Dutch Artists Dre Urhahn and Jeroen Koolhaas. Favela Painting builds bridges between community art, urban planning and social design, creating multi faceted social impact with a lasting legacy. Over the years, Favela Painting has become a creative laboratory implementing art to unite, empower and contribute to an inclusive world. They turn public urban spaces and deprived places into inspiring...

Supported Projects 2017 · 08. November 2017
In the summer of 2017, a group of 30 Dutch volunteers travelled to Malawi to build a school. Besides these construction activities they also organized (creative) activities for the children and youngsters in the community. The Royal Talens Foundation donated paint and other materials for these creative activities

Supported Projects 2017 · 07. October 2017
In October 2017 the Royal Talens Foundation donated drawing and painting material to the museum/library CODA in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The material was used for painting workshops connected as part of the thematic program CODA organized for Children’s Week of Books 2017. More than 300 children visited CODA and could experience the joy of drawing and painting! To discover more about CODA and its other activities, take a look at their website.

Supported Projects 2017 · 27. September 2017
Kids College Apeldoorn (KCA) is a non-profit weekendschool for motivated and curious kids between the age of 10 -14. The kids go to school on Sunday afternoon and attend workshops about all types of professions in Arts, Management, Science and or Technical sectors. This makes the children think about the question "what do I want to be when I grow up?" in a very creative, fun and active manner. In September 2017 KCA visited the Royal Talens Experience Centre and with the support of the Royal...

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