All her life Marianne has wanted to help in the effort to improve the living conditions of underprivileged children. In 2001, she travelled to Peru for the first time to work with the child street vendors in the city of Cusco. Here she met the Peruvian Flor Esteban Ninantay. Working with these children touched Marianne so intensely that, after returning home, she decided to continue working for a better future for the children with scarce resources in this part of the world.
Since then, Marianne has been working as a volunteer in Peru every year for a few months. During the rest of the year, she raises funds in the Netherlands to achieve the objectives of the foundation. For more information, go to the website: www.kinderenvandezon.org
Kinderen van de Zon has been working with Flor for 20 years and since 2015 has been supporting the work of Hogar de Cristo.