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Seychelles Islands Foundation SIF Charity Profile
The Seychelles Islands Foundation, (herein referred as the ’Foundation’ or ‘SIF’) is a public trust established by government under the Seychelles Island Foundation Decree of 1979. The Foundation manages and protects the World Heritage Sites of Aldabra and Vallee de Mai and has the President of Seychelles as patron. The Board of trustees, appointed by the President, has 14 members, including not less than five representing organizations concerned with the conservation of wildlife and natural history or national academics of science.
The mission of the Foundation is to manage and conserve the natural life and to initiate and instigate scientific research into such natural life at the two Seychelles World Heritage sites of Vallee De Mai and Aldabra.
Seychelles Islands Foundation SIF Volunteer Information
In recent years, following an overwhelming number of requests for a chance to visit the atoll from the local population and young foreign scientists, the SIF has introduced a Volunteer Program.
The program provides opportunities for sincere and dedicated individuals with a scientific or technical background to contribute towards conservation work and research on the atoll of Aldabra. Candidates have the chance to join the Aldabra team for 4 months and dedicate their services to a worthy project.
Seychelles Islands Foundation SIF Donation Information
The SIF is helping to preserve the two Natural World Heritage sites of outstanding beauties donated to humanity by the people of Seychelles. These natural sites contain unique ecosystems and species of outstanding example of a major stage in the evolutionary history of Earth.
Donating to the preservation of the Vallee De Mai and Aldara will give you the personal satisfaction of knowing you have directly contributed to providing essential funding for conservation initiatives that have been identified as needing the most support.