|5 September 2014
The Waitt Foundation specialises in funding ocean projects. Its representatives dropped by for an informative visit and to explore mutual interests, that lie in particular within the large exclusive economic zone surrounding Tokelau.
The Foundation’s current funding priorities are focused on creating, strengthening, and expanding Marine Protected Areas and promoting Sustainable Solutions. It has made over 2,000 grants totalling over US$118 million to non-profit and charitable organisations to date. waittfoundation.org
Picture: Waitt Managing Director Jacob James (sitting, right), and Pacific representative Jess Cramp (centre) visited the Tokelau office before returning to their basis in San Diego and Rarotonga, respectively. Standing in SIDS univorm colours, from right: General Manager Joe Suveinakama (blue ), the Ulu o Tokelau (red), Legal Adviser Lise Suveinakama and EDNRE Director Mika Perez (yellow).