A message from CIEE Amsterdam staff:
Dear CIEE colleagues,
Sunday the 23rd of September 2012 the very famous Dutch Dam
tot Damloop will take place starting in the city centre of Amsterdam and finishing
10 English Miles up North in a town called Zaandam with 50.000 athletes. More
than 200.000 spectators will encourage the runners along the run!
Dam tot Dam Loop: CIEE team 10 tickets
CIEE Amsterdam got hold of 10 tickets and will run the Dam tot Damloop
with eight students, Hannah Huber (Resident Director) and Eric Weijers (Program
Assistant) for the special charity run, and donations will go to foundation
“Waar Ontwikkeling Werkt” (WOW= Where Opportunities Work).
Foundation Where Opportunities Work
Renée Spruit, the Student Services Coordinator at CIEE, founded this foundation
with five other board members almost 2 years ago to support children around the
world that need better chances for development and education. Momentarily WOW
supports three projects;
- Corazon Inquieto (Bolivia): a day care facility for
market children in La Paz, Bolivia.
- Hand in Hand (Ghana): a home for mentally and
physically disabled children, where amongst other things they learn how to
- Kamalabari (Nepal): a primary school for children that
live in a remote area of the country.
Foundation WOW is based on four key pillars: enlarge chances for
development, offer structural help, stimulate the local economy and
transparency & personal. The six board members committed to WOW on a
Since the students and CIEE staff are running for a charity, we are
hoping to collect at much money as possible; every penny is welcome! On
Facebook we have created a special page where we will promote the CIEE Dam tot
Dam group and where we will also keep track of the donations that we have
Would you like to support this event? Hit the like button on the Facebook
page or become a sponsor of the CIEE team by donating money to the banking
account of Stichting Waar Ontwikkeling Werkt (with the reference of “CIEE Dam
tot Damloop team”). Every time we receive a new donation we will update the
Facebook with your donations.
Bank account no: 1095.28.115
Groetjes uit Amsterdam,
CIEE staff: Hannah, Renée, Annabel &