Get involved - Donations, Adopt a Whale Shark, Volunteering and corporate sponsorship
Join the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme team in the Maldives and enjoy free-diving with this vulnerable species of sharks. Carry out every aspect of the research involved including swimming, photographing, and measuring the whale sharks, taking part in community workshops, guest trips and presentations as well as updating theMWSRP database of 160 whale sharks Find out more on our volunteer page.
Adopt a Whale Shark
Interested in following the life of a whale shark? Why not choose a whale shark for yourself or someone else? Maybe you are stuck for a Christmas, wedding, Valentine's Day or birthday present idea...?
The Shark Trust have teamed up with the MWSRP offer you the chance to adopt a whale shark to learn more and choose your shark click here !
The Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme exists through generous donations and sponsorship from a number of private donors. The MWSRP is now registered for gift aid = if you donate, the UK Government will add 28% to your donation. (You may be able to reclaim some tax yourself.)
Support us through the purchase of MWSRP merchandise and gain exposure for the programme at the same time! You can purchase merchandise over at the MWSRP online shop
Other ways to help
- Become instrumental in the MWSRP research, community initiatives, and the development of the new MPA from the ground up.
- Maybe you are getting married and do not want to find a home for another toaster or iron - please encourage your guests to donate to charity instead of buying wedding gifts.
- We also have some fundraising information and ideas for you. .
For more information or to join MWSRP through donations of time, sponsorship or financial contribution, please contact us