In partnership with our donors, during 2022, MarViva Foundation invested USD 2,743,000 in marine spatial planning, promotion of responsible production and consumption of marine products and services, and the fight against marine pollution by plastics in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, and the Eastern Tropical Pacific:
We are grateful for the commitment and support of our:
Founders, Dr. Stephen Schmidheiny and Erica Knie (DEP, 2010);
Staff and Collaborators in Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia;
Partners in project implementation, including authorities, local leaders, community-based groups, private enterprise, scientific community, NGOs, media;
Board of Directors: Roberto Artavia, Gian Castillero, Sibylle Feltrin;
Financial and public relations advisors: Alonso Betancourt, Cristian Navarro, Marina Ramírez.
We especially highlight the financial and technical support of our donors during 2022, including:
Blue Action Fund
French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM)
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)
Central American Regional Security Initiative (CARSI)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
Islas Secas Foundation
German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
United States Embassy Public Affairs Section (PAS)
United Nations Environtment Program (UNEP)
Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative (GOBI)
and Pew Charitable Trusts, Moody’s Foundation, The Ocean Foundation, Tamarin Foundation, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Tide-Only One, Fondo La Minga, Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT), Norwegian Research Center (NORCE), SeaLegacy, Van Tienhoven Foundation;
as well as the valuable contribution of media and corporate allies that support our programs through in-kind contributions, such as:
Televisora Nacional de Panamá (TVN)
Okey 96.3 F.M.
Programa radial La Movida
also Mercadeo Dirigido and radio stations like NRG FM, Estéreo Azul, Fabulosa Estéreo, Radio Liberación;
and the many friends of MarViva who contribute their personal, corporate, or institutional donations in support of our work.
Thank you for contributing to the fulfillment of our mission towards the conservation and sustainable use of the ocean!
Auditors: Crowe Horwath