• Conserving chimpanzees through a PES Scheme (2010 – 2019)

    By Lilly Ajarova, Chimpanzee Trust, P. O. Box 884, Entebbe, director@ngambaisland.org, and Nebat K. Atuhura, Chimpanzee Trust, P. O. Box 884, Entebbe, conservation@ngambaisland.org In Uganda, chimpanzees inhabit forests along the eastern edge of the Rift Valley in the west and southwest of the country (Stott and Selsor 1959; Reynolds and Reynolds 1965). The single exception is […]

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  • Staff watch

    In partnership with Disney animal kingdom, we managed to send our 7th representative in the Disney International exchange program, Mr Mark Musiime. This training is geared to ensure that our staff gains international exposure as well as sharing the African culture at Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge. Mr Musiime has been with the Trust since 2013, […]

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  • THE HUMAN WILDLIFE CONFLICT NEEDS ASSESSMENT; CAPTURING THE TRAINING NEEDS OF COMMUNITIES

    Chimpanzee Trust with funding from the Darwin Initiative is implementing a community project; ‘Community adaptability to loss occasioned by wildlife in Uganda’ in selected villages in the landscape of Bugoma Central Forest Reserve, to address human-wildlife conflicts. In January 2019, the Chimpanzee Trust Project team traversed 32 operational villages in the new district of Kikube, […]

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  • ”THE RISING STAR”

    Napoleon Bonaparte, a famous French revolution military leader once said: “Great ambition is the passion of great character”. This is true of one of the chimpanzees’ residents at Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary, home to 49 orphaned and rescued chimpanzees. One chimp Oketch, rescued from Arua in Northern Uganda and named so to mean ‘one born […]

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  • Rachel Buckley Testmonial

    I work in Scotland as the Senior Education Office at Aigas Field Centre, an environmental education and eco-tourism centre. I feel very privileged to be involved in the staff exchange programme between Aigas Field Centre and the Chimp Trust in Uganda and am certain it will be an experience I never forget. My first adventure […]

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  • Ben Jones Volunteer Testimonial

    My name is Ben Jones and have come to Ngamba Island as part of a staff exchange programme between the Chimpanzee Trust and my workplace; Aigas Field Centre. At Aigas Field Centre I am the Staff Naturalist, a role that includes managing conservation projects such as breeding Scottish Wildcats, monitoring local wildlife and enhancing habitat […]

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  • Thank you to Sheraton Kampala Hotel!

    Thank you Sheraton Kampala Hotel We would like to thank Sheraton Hotel Kampala for the continued support to Chimpanzee Trust. We were able to host 42 tour operators for a breakfast meeting this past November 2018. We had a successful meeting without the generous support of Sheraton Hotel Kampala. We thank you for the continued support […]

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  • Sports Day Competitions at Neighbouring Island

    Check out the awesome photos of our very successful Sports Day. Most of the neighboring islands came to compete in games of football and netball to include receiving their awards for best clean community among others. Thank you BORN FREE for this great gift. The day was full of excitement and an over joyful crowd. […]

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  • Check out the latest from Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

    How Chimpanzees Make Economic Decisions  There are two research projects currently running at Ngamba Island by researchers from Max Planck Institute and the University of Warwick.   Lou Marie Haux, from the University of Warwick, UK, is running a series of studies to establish how chimpanzees make economic decisions. Do they choose a safe reward […]

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  • Ape giving day 2018

    Be our Champion this Ape Giving day We are excited as the Dee-day nears and treasure your support in this race to sustainably contribute to operations of Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary; home to the 49 chimps. Our target this year, is $38,000 Us Dollars which will go into; Feeding the 49 chimpanzees for 2 months […]

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