Team Mama Alice

The Mama Alice team in Peru is not only responsible for the day-to-day operational work of the NGO, but also fundraising – with the aim of achieving financial sustainability to continue operations.

Elba Zegarra Vila is the director of Mama Alice, working with the team since the NGO’s foundation. As an Ayacuchan native she understands th e local issues best and has helped from the beginning to establish NGO Mama Alice in the communities.

Frederique Kallen is chairman of the board of NGO Mama Alice, Peru. Frederique studied music therapy in the Netherlands. She is responsible for monitoring the programs, fundraising, future plans and contact with the Dutch and Peruvian partners.

Yrene Crisante Quispe is board secretary. She studied Archeology and History and worked 4 years as a teacher in Mama Alice. She then studied Textiles and has taught Machine Sewing at Mama Alice since 2011, working in the ‘Las Mamitas’ program. Yrene also has her own clothing store.

Angela Jauregui Sanchez is treasurer of the NGO, strengthening our team from her home in the Netherlands. After graduation, she worked in a rural public school for several years before working as a nursery teacher at Mama Alice for 3 years. For the next 10 years she studied human resources and assisted the Mama Alice staff.


The Peruvian team consists of enthusiastic employees and is regularly supported by Peruvian and European volunteers. 

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