The founding fathers of The Peter Manschot fund

The ‘Peter Manschot’ fund was named after the first Dutch trainer of the FM-training in Moi University. He died IN 2005 a few months after teaching the 1st group of FPs in Moi-University.
In 2011 we also lost his colleague Arnout Chavannes also teacher in Eldoret.
In oktober 2016 Prof. H. Crebolder left the fund He died in 2019 and has contributed greatly.  Leny Manschot married to Peter Manschot left as treasurer in 2017.

Adam Lagro was secretary from 2017 – 2022. He has done a lot of fundraising and was a great team mate. His health forced him to resign and he died in 2022.

Arnout Chavannes
Harry Crebolder
Adam Lagro

The Peter Manschot fund board 

Niek de Wit

Chair of PM-fund since 2024

Professor Family Medicine Utrecht 2009-2024
Previous District MO Mwanza district hospital, Malawi
FP in Rhenen
Fellow of The Royal Institute of FM Edinborough
Member of Dutch Quality of Care Institute.
Supervisory board of Rhogo, FP-organisation Hilversum
Previous SB of Hospice Demeter and Gelderse Vallei FM-group.
Co-founder of the WHIG (Working Party FM & IH)

Pieter v. d. Hombergh PhD FP np

Vice Chair & Secretary

FP in Almere and Hilversum
Chair of the Dutch Society of Global Health 2009-2013.
Policy advisor of the Dutch Ass. of FM
Faculty of FM-training in AMC Amsterdam.
Board member of WHIG.
SB member of the Medical Committee Netherlands Vietnam (MCNV) 

Fons Mathot, FP np & FP-trainer

Advisor, Chair of PM-fund till 2024

FP-trainer in Utrecht and in FM-faculty in Eldoret
from 10-2005 till 4-2006
Trainer specialised in Palliative care. 
Supporting Rubya Hospital Tanzania

Wim Heres, FP


Chairman of SANO
Retired FP & FP-trainer in Helmond

Previous Medical Doctor Zomba hospital Malawi

Maaike Flinkenflögel MPH


lecturer University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam, Health, coordinator IPE and Global Health.
Previously she coordinated Master in IH, KIT; 
Faculty of the Rwandan FM-training and Head of department PHC, University of Rwanda (honorary associate professor);
Coordinated Primafamed from the University of Ghent;
Worked as a teacher of clinical officers in Tanzania

Barbara Swarthout

Family Practitioner in Amsterdam

Worked 7 years as FP in Malawi and was Faculty of the Malawian FM-training.

Mieke Visser


Family practitioner in Amsterdam
Honorary associate professor FM Department PHC at the School of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Universtity of Rwanda.
Faculty of the Eldoret FM-training 2006-2008.
Worked in PHC in Uganda, Yemen and Kenya