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  • HELP US BUILD AN INTEGRATION ENCLOSURE

    06 août 2013 ( #Projects )

    When we bring orphaned chimpanzees to Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center our goal is to integrate them into a social community as soon as possible. The quality of a chimpanzee's friendships and social support determine the quality of his/her life. Larger, more...

  • All together against traffickers !

    07 novembre 2014

    In Defense of Animals, Ape Action Africa and other NGO's enable law enforcement by providing a permanent home in a natural forest environment for confiscated orphans and by providing information and technical assistance to authorities and LAGA. IDA-Africa...

  • Sponsor a chimpanzee with IDA-Africa

    16 juillet 2013 ( #Sponsor a chimpanzee )

    For a minimum sponsorship of six months you will receive an 8x10 photograph of your chimpanzee, a full biography, periodic updates and photos via email, a Certificate of Sponsorship, and the satisfaction of knowing your sponsorship is truly helping to...

  • IDA-AFRICA & SANAGA-YONG CHIMPANZEE RESCUE CENTER ​LAUNCH SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE PROJECT TO PROTECT THE FOREST

    15 juin 2015 ( #Projects )

    To help decrease encroachment on the beautiful Mbargue Forest, we have launched a new sustainable agriculture project in the villages surrounding the forest. The goals of the project are to improve the diets of our rescued chimpanzees and the local children,...

  • Awareness at school

    12 juillet 2013 ( #Projects )

    Thanks to Association LACSY , French partner, for funding the stickers. In September 2013 at school, small Cameroonians begin with an awareness session for the protection of chimpanzees! I protect chimpanzees, I let them live in the forest! Merci à l'association...

  • Project grain mill/ Projet moulin à grain

    04 juillet 2013 ( #Projects )

    IDA-Africa project : One year ago we had completed installation of a small grain mill in the village of Mbinang, a project funded by a grant from the United States Embassy in Cameroon. It change the lives of people in our community by improving their...

  • Make a difference for chimpanzees !

    23 décembre 2013 ( #Donate )

    IDA-Africa is Making a Difference for Chimpanzees! Be a Part of the Conservation Effort this Holiday Season! Learn More @ http://www.ida-africa.org/make-a-difference-this-holiday-season_388.html Donate Now @ https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/InDefenseofAnimals-Africa/donation.html...

  • A strong team ! Un équipe de choc !

    21 août 2013

    Without Cameroonian caregiver and volunteer, the work is impossible ! Big thanks to our team by being on the field every day and every night for all chimps of Sanaga-Yong ! Sans les soigneurs camerounais et les volontaires, le travail est impossible !...

  • Mannie ! a happy chimpanzee

    08 juillet 2013

    Mannie : a female teenager who is really cool! She is sweet, simple and very funny and dependent of her group. She is never in conflicts but knows defense for food! She loves playing with Djabeya, the baby of the group aged 5 years old! Mannie : une femelle...

  • National Geographic !

    02 juillet 2013

    Check it out!! Gremlin and Launa, young chimpanzees at SANAGA-YONG Rescue Centre, are in the National Geographic Traveler 2013 Photo Contest!! :) Please support our Canadian volunteer "Jennifer Colpitts" and them while checking out some other incredible...

  • Sweet Simossa

    11 novembre 2013

    Sweet and gentle Simossa gets along with her fellow chimpanzees and likes to cooperate with her human caregivers. When Zack, a mischievous chimpanzee in her social group, recently grabbed caregiver Yannick's flipflop, Simossa sweetly returned it to Yannick...

  • IDA-AFRICA HELPS THE HUMAN COMMUNITY, TOO!

    24 avril 2014

    JOIN US MAY 30TH AT OUR GALA IN PORTLAND, OREGON! Our relationship with the local community is intrinsically linked to the survival of great apes in the surrounding Mbargue Forest. Our Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center has impacted the economy of the...

  • SWEET CINDY HAS GROWN UP AT SANAGA-YONG RESCUE CENTER

    06 mai 2014

    While Cindy is not a dominant chimpanzee and usually avoids conflict of any kind, she has a comfortable place in her social group of 23. She has a circle of female friends to whom she is very loyal. Recently, when her friend Cecile wasn’t feeling well...

  • Papa Yannick !

    13 juin 2014

    Yannick is a well-liked and respected member of the Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center family! As a long-term caregiver for the chimpanzees he has established a strong understanding of and appreciation for their temperaments, behaviors and personalities. As part...

  • Rainy Season at SANAGA-YONG !

    19 juin 2014

    It's rainy season at Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center, and with the rain sometimes comes strong winds that can knock down trees. A few days ago this umbrella tree came down across our driveway when our chainsaw was broken (it's fixed now!). Three...

  • Fun Ways To Help In The Next 3 Days!

    10 septembre 2014

    Check Out Nyanga's Indiegogo Campaign New Videos and Photos Posted As They Arrive! 1. Have fun with the campaign and donate on behalf of your pet! After donating on the Indiegogo site visit ourChimPals Facebook page and post a photo of your best friend!...

  • Caroline and Dr. Sheri Speede

    30 décembre 2014

    On a hot day in January 2000, three-year-old Caroline and Dr. Sheri Speede waited in the town of Kribi, Cameroon for traveling papers from the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife. It was about an hour after Sheri helped authorities confiscate Caroline from...

  • Amigo becomes an adult !

    21 février 2015

    Fifteen-year-old Amigo was turned over to us by Cameroon authorities in April 2006. He had been confined in a small box in the compound of an affluent Cameroonian since he was an infant. Today, at Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center he's the dominant male in a...

  • Old Jacky chimp is better !

    11 février 2014

    Our elder Jacky, first resident of Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center, has been very sick for several weeks with a severe, life-threatening intestinal infection. It robbed him of his appetite - at one point he would only eat carrots and boiled eggs - and left...

  • SANAGA-YONG CHIMPANZEE RESCUE CENTER

    22 mai 2014

    Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center encompasses 225 protected acres in the Mbargue Forest of Cameroon. IDA-Africa is working with the Mbinang village community and the Cameroon government to bring protection, via ecoguards and education, to the greater...

  • Help Nyanga Find a New Mother!

    17 juillet 2014

    PLEASE HELP NYANGA FIND A NEW MOTHER! Check out her video and Indiegogo Campaign - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-nyanga-find-a-new-mother! A spacious new enclosure will allow us to pair Nyanga with a loving adult female chimp and introduce her...

  • Integration for chimpanzees !

    08 octobre 2013 ( #Projects )

    Please Help Us Finish The Integration Enclosure! Social Support is Key to Our Chimpanzee's Quality of Life ! When we bring orphaned chimpanzees to Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center our goal is integrate them into a social community as soon as possible ! Make...

  • Kindred being ! Dr Sheri's book !

    26 août 2013 ( #Dr SPEEDE'S BOOK )

    IDA-Africa and SANAGA-YONG Rescue Center founder/director, Dr. Sheri Speede brings us her first book, written from her heart about the original chimpanzees who inspired her and forever changed the course of her life.The book will be published by HarperCollins...

  • Give a smile ! Redonnez le sourire !

    23 septembre 2013 ( #Sponsor a chimpanzee )

    Do not miss the opportunity to be a virtual caregiver for chimpanzees of SANAGA-YONG, choose your chimpanzee and sponsor him for $ 20 a month! Make a difference! make a smile! (As Carla and Nianga on the picture ) I SPONSOR a chimpanzee right now ! Ne...

  • Second chance !

    17 août 2013 ( #Projects )

    Help us bring chimpanzees together ! At Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center we try to give each of our rescued chimpanzees a second chance for a rich and fulfilling family life !If just 100 of our generous friends pledge $25 per month for three months, we will...

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