Project Hiu


Join The Crew

By becoming a 'Crew Member' you will be creating a better tomorrow for our oceans and all future generations to come. 

Your Investment 

1 - Educating existing and developing generations of shark fishermen on opportunities presented by eco-tourism.

2 - Improving health care and living conditions through investing in regional facilities and systems. 

3 -  Funding sustainable projects that provide new income opportunities to existing fishermen and their families, this in-tern prevents the fishing and exploitation of sharks, i.e. (waste initiative, tourism). 

Project Potty

By joining 'The Crew' today you will become a part of this chapter of changes.

 - Improve hygiene and safety of our fishermen and their families. 

Build equipped and functioning toilet block

Reduce existing health risks, such as; cholera, typhoid, hepatitis, polio, cryptosporidiosis, ascariasis, and schistosomiasis. 

Education Programs

Education is the underlining foundation for implementing longterm change. Project Hiu aims to educate future generations on; sustainable business practice, entrepreneurship and language. For this to be possible we will require a full time English teacher at the school.   

$15 USD  = 1hr lesson$65 USD = 1 week of lesson's |

$200 USD = 1 month of lesson's       

Waste Management Program

A major issue amongst the community is  waste management, as seen in the image (below). Project Hiu is investing into funding waste initiatives and weekly garbage collections. 

Objective: Reduce harmful plastics entering our oceans and spread of bacterial diseases


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This donation page is directly linked to The Hooper Collective, a registered non-for-profit organisation. Your contribution will help aid the development of this project and the shark fishing community in which we work with. 

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      Sharktopia | $50

      A couple more prints sold! (- Sharktopia) I'm still donating 100% from those sales. <3


      Had an incredible time learning about sharks from the team at Bimini Biological Field Station in the Bahamas! Now I'm obsessed!

      Sharktopia | $60

      Several more prints sold! Thank you for all you're doing! <3 Sharktopia

      Sharktopia | $75

      $$$ is from the sale of my recent prints (paintings) featuring Madison & the Tiger shark. Looking forward to donating more as more prints sell! <3 - Sharktopia

      OFAUNA | $307


      Go Project Hiu!

      Brooke | $50

      For Madi's Birthday!

      Pontus Alenlöv | $10/M

      I love the ocean and I love sharks. Caring for others was one of my grandpa's qualities I want to mimic. This is for us grandpa. Great job project hiu, fantastic initiative. Imagine a world where everyone cared like you. Monthly donor from now

      Shannon | $100

      Veronica Uribe | $20/M

      I support Project Hiu because not only are they helping to save sharks, they are a community based conservation project that is uplifting the local community as well. Thank you for all that you do!

      Not for Profit Surfboards | A$50

      Margo Schnapf | $10

      Your work is so important. Thank you.

      Phoebe Lindsay | $100

      Billy Brennan | $50

      Thank you for the inspiration!

      Aryanna Lirag | $10

      Thank you to the whole team for not only their conservation work but for local and cultural work as well!!

      Amphibian Adventures | $25/M

      I am a big supporter of what Madison is doing for the locals as well as for the sharks - THANK YOU!

      Max Carter | A$907.48

      Drove a shitty tuk tuk across the Indian Himalayas to raise money for you guys. It was a wild trip haha

      Veronica Leuci | $10


      Big supporter of what Madison and her colleagues have been doing for the past year with advocating and giving visual awareness of what has been going on in international shark fin trading. Thank you for all that you do!

      VIVO2 development | $25/M

      Keep up your fantastic work! I visited the fishmarket and I made me sick and sad. There has to be ways to support these local people and turn the future. If only more people could see what’s happening… people would pay so much more for a shark alive than it’s sold on the market.

      Madison Arndt | $5/M


      Deri Lingstar | C$33/M

      Thank you, team Hiu, you are truly inspiring and remind us to keep fighting for humans, for sharks, for ocean, for the future we want to live in.

      Save the Mermaids Podcast | $25/M

      Donating monthly from Save the mermaids podcast 💕 we don’t make much from our project but wanted to share the love with our favorite impactful shark loving non profit!

      Veronica Uribe | $100

      Duncan Warrick | $25

      Your work is so important, know that lots of us support you and are glad someone is out there fighting for these wonderful, wonderful animals.

      Rob | $10/M

      Alex Lardner | £10

      This is amazing work! I love following you to see the education and development of local people where it stars and where they need it! Keep being amazing!

      Cassy | £5/M

      Meg Cummins | $25

      I'm constantly inspired by the work your incredible team do. Thank you so much 💗