Gerard Zwerver


Gerard Zwerver is an entrepreneur, focused on Community Health Care Development, and prefers to help vulnerable people in society. He is a nurse, community health officer and international developer. In Afghanistan he helped to set up Mirwais Hospital after renovation, in Cameroon he renovated a prison, carried out a rural 'Health System Research' and realised 6 Community Health Centres, and in India he worked for women's rights together with the Nirbhaya Jyoti Trust and is co-founder of the Pooja Kajal Foundation.

He is currently involved in an agricultural development project in Bafoussam, Cameroon and in enhancing tourism in the Maasai Mara, Kenya with the aim of fostering social entrepreneurship and community empowerment.

Within the aforementioned work situations, Gerard is or has been working as a researcher, a general-, project- and change manager, and as a coach and entrepreneur. He also has extensive experience in Dutch long-term care, both as a care provider and in the role of interim manager.

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