Staff and associates

Enablement Staff

Huib Cornielje... the director. Huib is originally trained as a physiotherapist and gained his first international experience in South Africa. This is where he learned about the importance of a Community Based Rehabilitation approach. Many years later, Huib is now an experienced trainer, researcher, evaluator and consultant in the CBR and DID field. Huib leads Enablement and works parttime as the senior technical advisor on CBR and research at Liliane Foundation.

Mirian Wester... junior research and development officer. Mirian is a social worker and holds a master degree International Development- Disaster Studies. She has experience in working with people with disabilities in the Netherlands and did research in the Philippines on Disability Inclusive-Disaster Risk Reduction. Mirian is coordinating the development of the RehApp and is involved in the DaNa-funded project in Myanmar on access to employment.

Angelique Kester... senior advisor childhood disability. Angelique is an experienced occupational therapist who, besides her job at Enablement, works 3 days a week with children with a disability in the field of pediatric rehabilitation. Angelique also runs the Butterfly Basket Foundation in Vietnam. Angelique plays an essential part in the STEP-project of the Liliane Foundation, which focuses on better care and rehabilitation for children with neurological disorders.


Enablement Associates

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