Gertler Family Foundation

May 24, 2017
Congo’s Sea Turtles

Congo’s Sea Turtles at Risk, Gertler Family Foundation Steps In

Saving the Congo’s Sea Turtles Probably when you think of the Congo, an image of sea turtles is not the first thing that comes to mind. However, these large creatures of the sea have been swimming along the Congo’s 23-mile long coastline for millions of years. Almost on the verge […]
June 21, 2015
Baby with Albnism lying down right next to an African baby

White Ebony–Focusing the World on the Albinos of the Congo

Albinism is a genetic disease that results in lack of pigmentation in the skin, eyes and hair due to a defect in the production of melanin. This lack of pigmentation makes albinos more vulnerable to diseases such as cancer, as well as causing vision problems and high sensitivity to the […]