We believe that every child deserves an education

A dedicated team committed to giving a future to refugee children through education

Since our inception in 2015, our team of amazing volunteers has made it possible to launch Thaki and grow it from a concept to a real enterprise.

Cecille van Oppen

Sustainability and Circular Economy Specialty - Board Member

Geoffrey Alphonso

Education Technology Specialty - Board Member

Nadia Muna Gil

Financial Services Speciality - Board Member

Asmahan Zein

Logistics and Social Enterprise Specialty - Advisor

Carine Souaiby

Legal Specialty - Advisor

Dafne van Baarle

Arabist and Training Specialty - Advisor

Nawzad Othman

Business Operations Specialty - Advisor

Safiyeh Salehi Mobarakeh

MENA-NL Liaison Specialty - Advisor

Yvonne Biggins

Education and Youth Wellbeing Specialty - Advisor

Rudayna Abdo

Founder and CEO

Mariam Khalaf

Operations Manager

Majd Eddin

Majd Eddin AlMuhder

IT Manager

Angela Solomon

Strategy Consultant

Kaitlin Giuglianotti

Program Manager

Ghassan Halawi

Ghassan Halawi

Business Development Consultant

Daniel Bader

Daniel Bader

IT Assistant

Zeina Choucair

Communications Consultant

Ammar Faraj

Financial Consultant

Yousif Asfour

Charles Costantine

Charles Costantine

Multimedia Producer

Biju Kumar

Rula Asfour


Eliminate the inequity brought about by poverty, war and disasters and foster a world in which we sustainably share our resources and help one another through compassion and benevolence.


Our Partners know that we need to come together to help refugee children that are missing out on education

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