Lake Baikal Foundation received a donation of 513 844 rubles as a result of the New Year’s charity project of Raiffeisenbank that brought together all its employees.
The Raiffeisenbank team carefully studied the areas of our activities and paid special attention to educational initiatives, support for young scientists and programs to preserve the biodiversity of Lake Baikal. As a result, the donation will be directed to the following projects:
- «The Baikal Seal» — for the work of young scientists who will conduct genetic studies of previously collected biomaterial (462 210 rubles). The project has been implemented on the initiative of Lake Baikal Foundation since 2018 together with A.N. Severtsov Institute for Ecology and Evolution of RAS (IEE RAS).
- «With a Backpack on the Trail» — for additional printing of field notebooks and the purchase of necessary equipment. (51 634 rubles). The project has been implemented by Association «Great Baikal Trail» since 2017 with the support of Lake Baikal Foundation.
We thank Raiffeisenbank and its team, the Code of Good Foundation and the Dobro Mail.ru service for the opportunity to participate in the project and their support!