The Living Ocean is a non-profit foundation registered in the Netherlands.
The Living Ocean is dedicated to conservation, development and protection of marine- ecosystems and all the flora and fauna within. We do this by supporting small, local projects and initiatives.
We like to involve the local community for sustainable solutions.Their involvement by contributing and understanding the importance of protecting the marine ecosystems will generate benefits in the future.Through training , education and employment The Living Ocean is changing attitudes towards conservation and the communities are becoming aware of the need to conserve for future generations.
As a non-profit organization, The Living Ocean deeply values the trust that has been placed in us. Partners trust us when carrying out local projects and donors trust us to use their funds to advance conservation. To safeguard this critical trust, The Living Ocean is committed to the following principles: respect, transparency and accountability.
The Living Ocean is managed by four directors: Yong Mi Janse (chairman), Mirjam Diederen (treasurer), Martine Keukenkamp (secretary) and Arjen Hooij (director). The managing directors do not receive remuneration in any kind. Only actual expenses incurred will be reimbursed.
We will publish the annual accounts according to the Dutch guidelines for fund generating foundations.
We have the Dutch ANBI status. Please contact us if you like to take advantage of fiscal friendly donations.
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