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Update: OC Awards COVID-19 Grant to WRC Jogja

Published: 4/27/2021 The Orangutan Conservancy is happy to announce the funding of the Wildlife Rescue Centre Jogja – Yayasan Konservasi Alam Yogyakarta (WRC Jogja).  OC previously funded WRC Jogja in 2020 for: feed needed for the animals in their care, especially the primates salaries of primate keepers from September 2020 to February 2021. WRC Jogja is a small, non-profit, and …

Update: OC Awards COVID-19 Grant to WRC Jogja

Published: 4/27/2021 The Orangutan Conservancy is happy to announce the funding of the Wildlife Rescue Centre Jogja – Yayasan Konservasi Alam Yogyakarta (WRC Jogja).  OC previously funded WRC Jogja in 2020 for: feed needed for the animals in their care, especially the primates salaries of primate keepers from September 2020 to February 2021. WRC Jogja is a small, non-profit, and …

Update: OC Grants SOCP Emergency COVID-19 Funds for Staff Screening

Due to the serious conditions of the pandemic, the Orangutan Conservancy has granted emergency funding to the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP). The terms of the proposal submitted by SOCP detail use of the funds to be allocated to COVID-19 testing for all staff members to ensure the safety of both staff members and resident orangutans in their care. This …

Update: OC Grants SOCP Emergency COVID-19 Funds for Staff Screening

Due to the serious conditions of the pandemic, the Orangutan Conservancy has granted emergency funding to the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP). The terms of the proposal submitted by SOCP detail use of the funds to be allocated to COVID-19 testing for all staff members to ensure the safety of both staff members and resident orangutans in their care. This …

Update: Funding the Construction of Quarantine Enclosures at Sintang Orangutan Center

The Orangutan Conservancy is pleased to announce the approval of a substantial grant to Sintang Orangtuan Center in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Sintang Orangutan Center (SOC) is a mighty rehabilitation and care center located in West Kalimantan, an Indonesia province on the island of Borneo. They are a leading force in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of wild orangutans. They are …

Update: Funding the Construction of Quarantine Enclosures at Sintang Orangutan Center

The Orangutan Conservancy is pleased to announce the approval of a substantial grant to Sintang Orangtuan Center in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Sintang Orangutan Center (SOC) is a mighty rehabilitation and care center located in West Kalimantan, an Indonesia province on the island of Borneo. They are a leading force in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of wild orangutans. They are …

55000 Orangutan Population
9154000 Hectares of Forest Loss
3000 Orangutans Killed/Year
25 Years Until Extinction

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