About Us

The ALKARE Foundation is a non-profit charity 501 (c)(3) headquartered in Rohnert Park, CA.  We are a 100% volunteer operating foundation, no salaries and all travel to the orphanages are at the sole expense of the volunteer.

The ALKARE Foundation is not connected to any church denomination and was formed in loving memory of Karla Afman. The Board of Directors are all spirit-filled Christians with a heart for the Orphan Ministry.

Board Of Directors

Dutch Afman


Rohnert Park, CA

Kevin Afman


Cotati, CA

Klaas Afman

Vice President, Treasurer

Brighton, CO

Jerry Yennie

Chief Financial Officer

Riverton, WY

Charlotte Reicks

Corporate Secretary

Grand Junction, CO

Renee Afman

Director, Africa

Santa Rosa, CA

Kirk Afman


Santa Rosa, CA

John Hirsekorn

Communications / Educational Scholarships

Santa Rosa, CA

Advisory Committee

Silas Colman

Funding Advisor

Siouxanne Mease RN

Medical, Nutrition Analyst

Rifle, CO

Christopher Vincent, MD

Advisory Committee

Pella, IA

Ryan Vincent, MD

Advisory Committee

Ames, Iowa

Larry Roberts


Grand Junction, CO

Ted Martin

Advisory Committee

Puerto Penasco, Mexico

Cori Afman

Financial Analyst

Brighton, CO

Brian & Jeannette Prosser

Mexico Liaison

Santa Rosa, CA