• 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2015

    The Mount Meru Foundation is established as a result of a visit by Margriet van der Weel-Roem to the Mount Meru Hospital in Arusha, Tanzania. The board of the foundation is formed by midwifery ultrasound technicians Margriet van der Weel-Roem
  • 2016

    The foundation finds a good ultrasound machine to donate to the Mount Meru hospital. The total costs for this ultrasound device with accessories are around 11,000 euros. The foundation has already managed to raise 5000 euros for the echo device.
  • 2017

    The required amount for the purchase of an echo device has been received. Mid 2017 a portable ultrasound device, the Mindray Z6, will be purchased. During a working visit to Tanzania, the ultrasound machine is officially transferred to the Mount
  • 2018

    Mount Meru Foundation and Driving Nurses Foundation enter into a partnership. Nancy Jongsma resigns from the board and is succeeded by obstetrician sonographer Saja Erens. A benefit concert by the Tilburg women’s debut Alea Iacta yields 3300 euros for our
  • 2019

    Midwifery ultrasound technician Miriam Hoogendam joins the board. The foundation launches the “Adopt an Echoscopist” project and selects three candidates (two midwives and a clinical officer) to train in midwifery ultrasound. Thanks to our sponsors, the candidates can start in