• REOPENING NGAMBA ISLAND CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY

    The Management of Chimpanzee Trust wishes to inform the public that after consultations with various stakeholders and putting in place Standard Operating Procedures for the containment of the possible spread of COVID-19 to chimpanzees, we are now open for tourism at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, starting October 1st 2020. The tourism activities at Ngamba Island […]

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    Flooding at Ngamba Island has reduced

    Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is beginning to see some light as the water levels on Lake Victoria start to recede. The reduction in flooding at Ngamba island led to damage of some facilities, including the chimp electric fence and the visitor and staff housing. The pier was also submerged, making it difficult to deliver supplies […]

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  • Addressing Human Wildlife Conflicts, as a strategy to conserve Chimpanzees.

    Wildlife habitats both protected (forest reserves) and those outside protected areas (such as private and community forests) harbour wild animal populations that may pose threats while inflicting costs on communities that live at the frontline. The concerns include crop-raiding, economic and social losses and the loss of human life or injury. Conversion of these wildlife […]

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  • Chimpanzee Trust donates Covid-19 Equipment’s

    Chimpanzee Trust with support from “Children of Conservation” (CofC) donated over 400 re-usable facemasks, 40 boxes of bar soap and 38-foot operated handwash stations to the communities of Zingoola, Myende, Kiimi, Nsazi, Koome police station, Koome C/U primary school, Koome prisons and Buyana primary school. The donated items are to be used by the residents […]

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  • Chimpanzee Trust Becomes a Recognized Partner of GlobalGiving

    In June, Chimpanzee Trust participated in a three weeks fundraiser organized by GlobalGiving where with your support we raised $29,858 from 123 donors. This was from our project fundraiser entitled “Support orphaned and wild Chimpanzees in Uganda.” At the end of the fundraiser, the Chimpanzee Trust project came second in raising the most money for […]

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  • BID NOTICE UNDER OPEN DOMESTIC BIDDING

    Procurement No: Chimpanzee Trust/ADM/WRKS/2020/0002 Procurement Description: CONSTRUCTION WORKS FOR PLOT 17A KAMPALA ROAD ENTEBBE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL, WAKISO DISTRICT. Chimpanzee Trust (The Trust) has allocated funds to be used for the procurement of Works in respect of construction of a storied commercial building at plot 17A Kampala road Entebbe Municipal Council. The construction shall be done […]

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    WORLD CHIMPANZEE DAY 2020

    The Chimpanzee Trust will be joining the International Community to celebrate the 3rd World Chimpanzee day 2020 (14th July) in honor of mankind’s closest living relative, the Chimpanzee. World Chimpanzee Day 2020 is a celebration of chimpanzee and an opportunity to raise awareness about the needs of the worldwide participant in their care, protection, and […]

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  • Solving Human Wildlife Conflict in the Albertine Rift

    Project Rationale The huge numbers of wild animal populations in the Albertine rift pose a threat while inflicting cost to communities. These communities affected leave at the front line of forest reserves both protected and unprotected wildlife habitats. The human wildlife concerns include crop raiding and human life or injury when they encroach on the […]

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  • Chimpanzee Trust Wishes you a Happy World Environmental Day

    “It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the world in which we all live“ – Dalai Lama The Chimpanzee Trust joins the global community to celebrate the #environment, that we depend on for our survival. With World Environment Day 2020 theme, ‘Time for Nature’, focusing on the environment providing the […]

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    Ngamba Island Chimps get new leader

    In awake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ngamba island chimps get new leader, Chimp Kisembo. This chimpanzee has been eyeing the Alpha Male position since 2010 during Chimp Mika’s reign. Chimpanzee leadership varies from one individual to another and to become a leader is not about being stronger or weaker neither young nor old but the […]

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