Steel Magnolias

Our Board

In 2011 Veronica established the Veronica Faul Foundation. Through her travels she became aware of the desperate need for support and empowerment for survivors of rape, sexual abuse and the devastating consequences of extreme poverty for both children and adults. With the support of Johan and their daughters Tanya and Celestté, Steel Magnolias, Rape Survivor Support Group (South Africa) and Project Sunset, Sihanoukville, Cambodia was started.

The Board Members are as follows:

Veronica Faul-Nel Veronica Faul-Nel
Founder and Chairperson

Veronica Faul-Nel is a mother of two daughters, a son and seven grand children. She is a 1st Grade teacher currently living and working in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Veronica is dedicated to empowering survivors of rape and abuse.  She is passionate about education especially for those children who are disadvantaged.

Johan Johan Ferreira
Co-Founder and CEO

Johan Ferreira is Co-Founder and CEO of the Foundation.He has a Holistic approach to Management, Human Rights  and the empowerment of the abused. Johan has three children and four grandchildren. Johan is currently living in Phnom Penh Cambodia.

Celestte Snyder Celestté Snyder (Nel)
Secretary and NLP Counsellor

Mother of two beautiful daughters and an adorable little boy, Celestté is self employed in the Property Development Sector. She is also a Managing Member of Cats Buildware and Replen Skin Care.