Empower Jamaican Fishermen to Restore Marine-Life Empower Jamaican Fishermen to Restore Marine-Life

White River Marine Association

Org #74053
Vetted since 2020
2016
year founded
$15,347
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years 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
Belinda Morrow
Belinda Morrow
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

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Feb 22, 2022
White River Fish Sanctuary - Update # 6
Thanks to donations given, the sanctuary wardens and community members were able to make our own sanctuary delineation buoys! This is a great deal for us and we no longer need to outsource them, and...
Oct 25, 2021
White River Fish Sanctuary - Update # 5
Our current wardens are consistently participating in skills training with our local Marine Police. This ensures a group of efficient enforcers, as well as increased proficiency in apprehension and...
Jun 30, 2021
White River Fish Sanctuary - June Update
Sanctuary Update #9 June:  -Our wardens are currently undergoing training with local Marine Police. This will hopefully better equip them to apprehend offenders, especially at night. Securitizing...
 
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