Every trading day the gong is sounded in Amsterdam to mark the opening (9.00 am) and closing (17.30 pm) of the trading session.
The Children’s Foundation MAMAS opens the trading day at NYSE Euronext.
Nance Coolen, who is a good friend of the foundation MAMAS, sounds the gong at 9.00 in honour of the 71-year old South African Agnes Qwabe. Agnes has 1,118 children, and is expecting another six tomorrow. The children come to Agnes to receive a bowl of porridge, a place to sleep, vital medicine or just to play a game of football. Children’s Foundation MAMAS provides Agnes with help she needs to shelter these children. The foundation finances projects in South Africa aimed at helping children in need.
For more information: www.kinderfondsmamas.nl