Joali Maldives provides donnation to support Fabric Waste Reduction in Raa Atoll
30 Jan 2022, Sunday

JOALI Maldives has provided financial assistance to support Fehifathi. A Collaborative project run by Zero Waste Maldives with the support of Dreamers Maldives and Alun Maldives. JOALI Maldives is a passionate supporter of environmental conservation, community engagement and women empowerment. The funds were raised as part of a collaborative art project by JOALI Maldives.

In addition to Zero Waste Maldives, financial assistance was also handed over to two organizations working in the Maldives, Olive Ridley Project and Women in Tech Maldives.

The donation was handed over to the representatives from NGO by the JOALI Maldives team, together with General Manager, Enver Arslan at a small gathering at the resort. Co-Founder of Zero Waste Maldives, Ahmed Afrah Ismail received the donation on behalf of Zero Waste Maldives.

During the gathering, Enver highlighted the important work the organizations do in the Maldives, especially during such challenging times and thanked the donors. ” We thank our guests and hosts for their generous donations to support the organizations to continue in their mission to make our communities a great place to live, and to sustain our ecosystems for future generations to come. Together we are making a difference!”.

 

The selected NGOs will be utilizing the funds for the following projects

Zero Waster Maldives- Reducing the amount of fabric waste that ends up in landfills by rescuing clothes that can be used second-hand or upcycled.

Women in Tech Maldives – Working to inspire, empower and celebrate women in science and technology and teach school students coding skills.

Olive Ridley Project – Protecting sea turtles and their inhabitants in Raa Atoll through rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, education, and outreach.’

 

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