The Board

Missions of the Board

 

International Philanthropy & NGO

 

“Madagascar America Foundation” is the Public Charity Foundation to encourage donations in North, Central and South America, to provide emergency assistance to more people in distress, to welcome more people in new homes and villages, to bring education to more children and to reach new territories that have been forgotten for the past years in Madagascar  island some time considered as the “eighth continent“.

 

“Madagascar America Foundation” support Father Pedro’s Association “Akamasoa” whose name means ‘Good Friends‘ and to be precise in translation “Reliable and Sincere Friends”.  Its purpose is to restore human dignity to the poorest, from the street and the rubbish dumps.

 

In 25 years, the Association has provided emergency assistance to more than 500,000 people in distress. We welcome 40,000, including 14,000 school children in 18 villages we have created. It has built more than 4,000 homes in brick, over 272 classrooms in new schools, clinics, stadiums in all villages … and provides a salary to more than 4,000 people (granite quarries, brick making, paving squares, streets and roads, masonry, carpentry, roofing, structural steel, mechanical, canteens, floral, cleaning, crafts, etc. ) on multiple sites in Madagascar.

 

 

The Board

 

 Patrick Adam de Villiers 

Founder/Chairman/CEO  

Patrick brings over 35 years of managerial experience to his role as Chairman/CEO of Madagascar America Foundation. Patrick was President and CEO of World Wide companies for the last 30 years.

He provides strategic thinking and Global Development skills.

A brief highlight of his previous professional accomplishments include: leadership positions in global projects in Africa, Europe, the Far East, the Middle East, and the United States. He engaged and led complex tasks involving international trading, business start-ups, business reorganizations, manufacturing expertise and joint-venture partnerships with private entities as well as with Governments. He then became Consultant to International Banks for over 10 years in International Business & Finance Management.

 

 

 

Marietté Adam de Villiers 

CFO/Director/Secretary 

Marietté brings more than 10 years of experience to her role as Chief Financial Officer of Madagascar America Foundation.

Qualified expertise in business organization, Marietté along with her sister Véronique  has formed a strategic partnership and alliances to create with influential members of their family the “Adam de Villiers Foundation LLC”.

The “Adam de Villiers Foundation LLC” has ensured the creation and provided the starting founds of “Madagascar America Foundation”. 
Marietté holds a Bachelors degree at Nice University of Technology, Management and Communication (France).
She is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

 

 

 

Véronique Adam de Villiers 

COO/Director 

 

Véronique brings more than 7 years of experience to her role as Chief Operating Officer of Madagascar America Foundation.

Qualified expert in Business and Corporate Law, Véronique along with her sister Marietté has formed a strategic partnership and alliances to create with influential members of their family the “Adam de Villiers Foundation LLC”.

The “Adam de Villiers Foundation LLC” has ensured the creation and provided the starting founds of “Madagascar America Foundation”. 

Véronique holds a Master degree in Corporate and Business law at Nice University of Law (France).

She is certified in International Business transactions at Hofstra New York University.

She is fluent in English, French and Spanish.