• 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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  • 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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  • chimp eddy

    Hi, my name is Eddy

    Eddy is an adult male who is estimated to be born in 1989, was confiscated from Akefs Egyptian Circus, Kampala. He arrived at Ngamba in October 1998 and later in 2004 took over as an alpha male by overthrowing Robbie. Later Mika overthrow him. Eddie has a healthy shiny black coat of hair. His face is […]

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  • chimp bahati at ngamba

    I’m Bahati

    Meet Chimp Bahati Bahati is an adult female who is estimated to be born in 1990, she was confiscated from Kibaale western Uganda and arrived at Ngamba in October 1998.She is slightly dark faced chimpanzee and her name means “Luck” in Swahili. She is an adult female who is rarely caught in conflicts and therefore […]

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  • chimp pasa

    Meet Chimp Pasa

    Hello, She is a female estimated to be born in November 1999 after being confiscated from Arua and arrived at Ngamba on 17th April 2000.Pasa was named after the ‘Pan African Sanctuary Alliance’ which was formed during a workshop held in Entebbe at the time of her confiscation. She was approximately 6 months old on […]

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  • Baby girl chimp at Ngamba

    Hi, am Kyewunyo

    Meet Chimp Kyewunyo She is one of the young adult female who was born on 1st July 2002 to Katie on Ngamba Island. Kyewunyo means ‘surprise’ in Luganda.  She was named this because she was born to Katie, one of our resident adult females who got pregnant between her old and new implant being fitted. […]

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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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