WHO WE ARE
We are a non-profit organisation focusing on coral reef restoration and protection, management of marine protected areas, conservation education and developing alternative livelihood programs for coastal communities. We utilize methods that accelerate coral growth and enhance coral resiliency. With our passion for the ocean, we aim to restore and protect corals to preserve and enrich the marine environment.
AHMAD “AKI” ALLAHGHOLI – Founder and Director
Aki has been in marine conservation since 2011, having served as a project manager for a Philippine NGO on coral reef restoration, MPA Management and alternative livelihood. He has a master’s degree in “Sustainable Natural Resource Management” with a thesis in “Coral Reef Restoration” from the United Nation’s mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica. This came right after being the program manager for the environmental NGO Reefdoctor in Madagascar.
MAI YLAGAN – Founder and Partner
Mai has been in the international development industry for more than 9 years working in marketing and communications. She is also a Climate Reality Leader having trained under climate advocate and Nobel Laureate Al Gore in Manila, Philippines March 2016, and has been doing volunteer work for various non-profit organizations.
KLARISSE SAGUN – Acquisitions & Communication
Klarisse has extensive experience in Research and Business Development, Content Marketing, and ISO (International Organization for Standardization). An ocean lover and environment advocate, Klarisse has a background in Social Sciences as well as Social Anthropology.