Tue. Oct 22nd, 2019

PICRC receives donations for the Reef Rehabilitation Project

Koror State Governor, Mr. Franco Gibbons, along with Chairman Ngiraibelas Tmetuchel of the PVA Board of Directors, presented their donations for the “Reef Rehabilitation Project” to Palau International Coral Reef Center CEO Dr. Yimnang Golbuu on October 2, 2018.

Each presented a check in the amount of $3,744.40, totaling $7,488.80.

Additionally, Koror State Legislators Jennifer Sugiyama, Felix Francisco, Ignacio Rengulbai, Vann Isaac, Eledui Omelau, Devon Andreas, Wilson Ngirausui, Leorry Ngiramowai, and Polycarp Marcil also donated a generous contribution of $1,000.00 to this project.

The donations for the project will fund the pilot study of the “Reef Rehabilitation Project” which is a collaborative work among PICRC, Koror State, and PVA.

The project is aimed at enhancing coral resilience in the face of climate change impacts. (PR)