• Baluku-edited

    A Bullied Chimpanzee!

    My Name is Baluku The life of a Chimpanzee is quite interesting, in that we make it easy to be captured and turned into pets. That was my demise too, I’m not any different from any of my brothers and sisters here at Ngamba Island, the only difference is, it was harder integrating me in […]

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  • It’s dangerous being a Chimpanzee

    My name is Chimp Peace and I’m 30 years old this year. But for 12 years of my life I lived under captivity and at exactly 12 years old, I was taken to Court and stood before the Judge to defend my rights as a Chimpanzee. That sounds like a great feat, right?! But to […]

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  • Illegal wildlife trade

    Tusks of commercial Interest: why you too are a poacher. Tusks of commercial interest: why you are responsible for illegal Elephant poaching. By Sarah Namulondo (sarah@sarahnamulondo.com) Elephant killed and tusk removed   Today I can’t look at the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the baby Jesus without asking, was that crafted in Ivory? […]

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    Hajati Medina

    Being a Muslim is not easy, the continuous wash ups and fasts and prayers, it’s so hard for a girl to keep up but I try my best. My name is Hajati Medina and I am the only Muslim Chimpanzee living at Ngamba Island. I came from South Sudan so you can clearly understand my […]

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    Save the Chimps- Wildlife Art Exhibition 26th – 28th May 2016

    Press Release “JEWELS OF THE JUNGLE” SAVE THE CHIMPS – WILDLIFE EXHIBITION 26TH TO 28TH MAY, 2016 Lion Centre, Sheraton Kampala Hotel This project is a fundraising exhibition that forms part of a collaborative creative process between the Chimpanzee Trust (Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary) with artists, Taga Nuwagaba, Barbara Hollweg, Nuwa Nyanzi and Medina, the […]

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    Saving Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Uganda

    Thank you for saving Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary,Uganda Please accept our heartfelt appreciations for the contribution made towards saving us when the El Nino rains flooded Ngamba Island in January 2016. This was a crisis that  threatened the destruction of the home of the 49 chimpanzees in our care at Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary. Thank […]

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  • EARTHDAY FLYER

    Earth day 2016, Trees for the Earth

    On April 22, 1970; the first Earth day was inspired and celebrated by then American Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin after seeing the damage caused by the massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, USA. Forty-six years later, worldwide, we celebrate this day, to honor our mother planet; the Earth, one of the eight planets that […]

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    Its Dangerous being a Chimpanzee

    My Name is Chimp Ikuru I saw my mother die. There was a war in the forests of the Democratic republic of Congo, that’s where we lived. Gunshots would go off at night and sometimes during day. My mother would always successfully carry me on her back to take me away from the cross fire. […]

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  • Baby girl chimp at Ngamba

    Baby girl chimpanzee born at Ngamba Island

    On 17th February 2016, a baby girl chimpanzee was born at Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary by Kyewunyo(Surprise) one of the female chimpanzees’ at the island. The mother of the baby girl chimpanzee was also born at the island 1st July 2002. In this case we are allowed to say like mother like daughter because Surprise […]

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