“Guatemala is a magical country that is hard not to fall in love with. I strongly believe in working with local communities to help them find ways to achieve their goals, especially women and children – they are the key to Guatemala’s future.”
She received her B.S degree from Chico State University in International Relations, Latin American Studies and Spanish.
“I have recognized Niños del Lago’s potential for empowering and fundamental change for future generations…”
Andrea-Marie has been a volunteer for Ninos del Lago since the start of the project, serving in many different roles, from writer to fundraiser.
Having worked with Ninos del Lago since 2008, Marten became the President of the Dutch board in October 2011.