We are La Marea

Marea Verde is a non-profit association that since 2018 has been taking action and raising awareness on how to mitigate solid waste contamination in the rivers and coasts of Panama.

  • ​We developed pilot clean-up initiatives in the Juan Díaz River basin, and
  • We implement awareness campaigns and sustainable alternatives for waste disposal.
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Our Objectives

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  • Generate and provide information for decision-making through pilot projects that can also serve as models to be replicated in the future.
  • Innovate in the fields of conservation, maintenance and cleaning of rivers and mangroves, as well as in the transformation of recyclable waste.

Educate

  • Sensitize about national environmental challenges.
  • Promote a new generation of responsible citizens.
  • Promote the recycling culture and environmental responsibility.

Influence

  • Strengthen alliances with civic groups and public and private institutions, in order to promote actions for change.
  • Influence the creation and application of related norms and legislation.
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Our Team

This organization arises as a concern from the citizens of a community in which, despite the cleaning campaigns carried out each year, they continued seeing a lot of garbage and a problem that was not resolved.
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    Mirei Endara
    Co-founder and President of the Board of Directors
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    Mariloli Humbert
    Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors
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    Laura González
    Executive Director
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    Claudia Sánchez
    Finance Manager
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    Alvaro Quirós
    Project Manager
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    Yasmina Rojas
    Gerente de Asuntos Comunitarios y Educación Ambiental
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    Robert Getman
    Operations Manager
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    Ezequiel Vargas
    La Casa de Wanda Collection and Sorting Team Leader

Teaching how to value the environment, is teaching how to value life.

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Board of Directors

We also count with the valuable collaboration of the members of our board of directors.

  • Mirei Endara – President
  • María Cristina Salazar – Vice president
  • Francisco Arias Galindo. – Secretary
  • Maria Dolores Cabarcos de Humbert – Treasurer
  • Roberto Zauner Azcárraga – Director
  • Alberto Motta – Director
  • Federico Salazar – Director
  • Alice Gonzalez Revilla – Director
  • Rosabel Miró – Substitute Director
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Our Mission and Vision

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Mission
We implement innovative solutions en rivers and their communities to mitigate plastic and waste pollution. We strive to enable opportunities, educate and empower communities to achieve a clean and sustainable Panama
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Vision
Be leaders in the conservation of biodiversity and a healthy environment, working for behavior changes and sustainable environments.
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Aknowledgements

Marea Verde’s work has been recognized with the following awards:

  • Panama Positive Award: “Environmental Sustainability in Positive” Award – October 16, 2019
  • International Independent Advertising Festival Award (Fepi), in Mendoza, Argentina.
  • The “Dermar Arat XXI: Consciousness Looks Good” campaign was awarded the Gold Award in the category “Efficient Communication” and the Grand Prix Award – October 12, 2019.

Our Allies

Our Sponsors