Culion Foundation, Inc. continued the mangrove rehabilitation initiative in Culion, Palawan through the Gcash-Gforest project.

Ten GForest beneficiaries from the women and fisherfolk sectors, GAD Focal, and the LGU planted a total of five thousand (5,000) Rhizophora mucronata or Bakhaw Babae mangrove seedlings covering approximately one (1) hectare of the mangrove reforestation site in Barangay Luac, Culion in Palawan on July 5, 2023.

The CFI-GCash GForest Mangrove Project aims to raise environmental awareness among local communities and other stakeholders in Culion to help recover and maintain ecological balance and combat the effects of climate change.

This year, the project targets to plant 45,000 seedlings in the Culion Mangrove Reforestation Site.

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