• Conservation through Radio drama

    Conservation Education through Radio Drama

    Chimpanzee Trust through its Education program has adopted conservation education through radio drama. This has been done through the production of a radio drama as an efficient and effective means of increasing the awareness of the public. This has been done specifically for communities living close to wildlife. Over the last 3-4years, the Trust has […]

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    Despite the challenges faced in 2020, the annual chimpanzee health checks 2020 took place November (albeit a little late). All the chimpanzees received a clean bill of health and we are happy to note that we have not lost any chimpanzees and hope to maintain this to the end of the year. One of the […]

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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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  • Ngamba chimps new leader

    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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  • Tumbo grey haired chimpanzee

    Meet Tumbo the grey haired Chimpanzee

    For the countless who have visited Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, you may recall Tumbo the grey haired chimpanzee. This was either during the memorable chimpanzee feeding times or in the chimpanzee sleeping area at Ngamba Island. Among humans, grey hair comes with age and presumed wisdom and respect, especially here in Uganda. We consider grey-haired […]

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  • Support the Amazing Work of Ngamba Island

    What if we all gave for the sustainability of Ngamba Island Chimps? Yes we can! On October 15th, 2019, our animal advocates will come together for a 24 hours of unprecedented giving day to support the amazing work of Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary through Giving Day for Apes. This Ape-giving day we plan to raise […]

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    Chimp Natasha Gives birth at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary Ngamba Island gets a new born from   Chimp Natasha at 5:40pm. She’s an adult female chimpanzee at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary gave birth to a baby girl. This brings the total number of chimpanzees at the only chimpanzee Sanctuary in Uganda to 50 (20 males and […]

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    World Chimpanzee Day 14th July 2019

    It’s Finally Here!!! World Chimpanzee Day 14th July 2019 The Chimpanzee Trust is set to join the International Community to celebrate World Chimpanzee day in honor of human kinds’ closest living relative as DBE. Dr. Jane Goodall said, “In what terms should we think of these beings, nonhuman yet possessing so very many human-like characteristics? […]

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    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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  • Umutama Takes Over Ngamba Island Uganda

      Umutama wins all the 20 potential chimpanzees as the alpha male after over 3years of battling with Kalema who was his main competitor thus became Mika’s successor. Umutama is estimated to have been born late 1996 in the Democratic Republic of Congo and later confiscated from Burundi on 15th November 2000. Umutama charismatic leadership […]

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