Supported Projects 2019 · 20. March 2019
Visual artist Christel de Buyser developed a method that helps people who are blind or partially sighted to discover the magic of painting and creative expression. She teaches them to create 3D artworks by using different painting materials and structures, and helps them to ‘feel’ the colors by connecting them to emotions. Her workshops proved to be a big success over the last couple of years. Christel’s perfect recipe for success: ‘a diverse group of completely different personalities,...

Supported Projects 2019 · 06. March 2019
On 26th of February Education Minister Wycliffe Smith received the donation visual art materials for the National Institute of Arts (NIA). After Hurricane Irma, the Royal Talens Foundation and the Orange Company reached out to NIA to see how it could help youngsters by using the medium of art. The Royal Talens Foundation donated an amount of art supplies such as paint and brushes, easels and canvases to the National Institute of Arts for workshops that can help to deal with the traumas...

Supported Projects 2019 · 01. February 2019
New Day Impact is a non-profit organization for developmental aid that develops projects in the area of care, welfare and education. On the 3rd of February, New Day Impact organized a 'Midwinter Marathon' to raise money for the future of kids in a Roma community in Lushnje, Albania. These children grow up in poor living conditions. New Day Impact wants to help them to realise their dream of a better life and new chances. The Royal Talens Foundation supported the New Impact runners and...

Supported Projects 2019 · 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 · 01. December 2017
The non-profit Nivon organizes group camps for those who are not in the position to enjoy holidays or quality time with their children (for example due to financial reasons).

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