Empower Jamaican Fishermen to Restore Marine-Life

White River Marine Association

Org #74053
Vetted since 2020
2016
year founded
$7,438
raised on GlobalGiving
8
months fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The White River Marine Association in co-operation with local fishermen seek bring back marine life (fish, sea urchins, etc.) and rebuild coral reefs off the shores of Ocho Rios and St Ann/St Mary Parishes through a created 150-hectare Special Fisheries Conservation Area (SFCA) called the White River Fish Sanctuary, for the benefit of the whole community (locals, tourist businesses, residents, etc.).

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Jordan Oelke
Jordan Oelke
Organization Information
1 Old Road. Main Street.
Ocho Rios, P.O Box 1
Jamaica
+1 876-564-8118
Organization Information
1 Old Road. Main Street.
Ocho Rios, P.O Box 1
Jamaica
+1 876-564-8118

Project Reports

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Nov 3, 2020
White River Fish Sanctuary Update 2
The White River Fish Sanctuary has exciting announcements! First, our newly built office is open for visitation (with observed social distancing and hygiene concepts of course!). We now have a...
Jul 7, 2020
White River Fish Sanctuary Update 1
    The fishermen are continuing to fish and sell their catch. Covid 19 has not affected sales too much as unfortunately the catches are small. with time and the success of the sanctuary...
 
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