Ilha do Goiabal – Brazil

Project Started: October 2019

Recently, the management of the foundation visited a community in Ilha do Goiabal in the state of Maranhão, Brazil. The community is involved in our carnauba wax supply chain. It became very apparent how necessary our involvement is.

Our journey to the Bolivian Amazon

Date: May 31, 2019 On May 31st 2019, Eveline Tegelaar, Robin Fitzgibbon and Paul van Schijndel of Rhumveld Winter & Konijn were invited to attend the official opening of Hylea’s new facility in the village of Fortaleza – Pando, Bolivia. This is the second time that we were able to visit this amazing location, in…

Our team in Brazil

Date: April 12, 2019 On April 12, 2019, Eveline Tegelaar, Gerko Snel and Timo Ouwendijk travelled to the islands of Goiabal in the state of Maranhão, Brazil.  While we were in the area visiting suppliers, we included a trip to the community to meet the people and choose a location for our school. Upon arrival,…