• Note From Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary About COVID-19

    With the progression of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the health, safety, and well-being of all the 50 chimpanzees, guests and staff remain our top priority. We are working closely with medical professionals, specialists and Uganda’s Ministry of Health regarding the necessary precautions to keep Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary secure and protected from the recent […]

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  • Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) in the Albertine Rift – Training of Farmers

    Human-Wildlife Conflict is one of the biggest problems faced by farmers living within the chimpanzee corridors in the Albertine Rift corridors of Western Uganda. The Chimpanzee Trust is implementing a project to mitigate the effects of this conflict, brought on by man’s destruction of wildlife habitat. The project, funded by the UK Aid’s Darwin Initiatives […]

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  • 5 Reasons to Visit Ngamba Island

    Written by Philip Briggs Ngamba Island is set in the tropical Ugandan waters of Lake Victoria. The formerly uninhabited island, which extends across 38.5ha/95ac was established in 1998 as a sanctuary for orphaned and other chimpanzees rescued from poachers. It was chosen because it supports a lush cover of near-pristine tropical rain forest including more […]

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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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  • 10 things to do at Ngamba Island

    Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is a place to spend time watching chimpanzees as they play, interact with each other and even watch what you are doing. The 10 things to do at Ngamba island lists the different activities you can take part in. This is undoubtedly one of the many fascinating experiences you can enjoy […]

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  • African Primatological Conference 2019 in Uganda

    Uganda is set to hold the 2nd congress of the African Primatological Conference (APS) 2019 in Uganda from 2nd to 6th September  at Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel in Entebbe. Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust  is a member of the Organizing Committee and meetings are already underway, chaired by Conservation Through Public Health in collaboration […]

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  • VACANCY – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    The Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust (Chimpanzee Trust) is a Wildlife Conservation NGO whose mission is to promote Chimpanzee Conservation and Environmental Management for sustainable development. Chimpanzee Trust seeks to recruit very dynamic self – driven professional, suitably qualified, experienced and competent professionals to fill the position below. Position: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Key Basic Functions: […]

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  • OUR CONSERVATION AMBASSADORS

    We join the world to raise awareness and appreciate the people at the front-line in the conservation of wildlife, their habitats and working with local communities. This World Ranger Day we are celebrating our conservation ambassadors. Chimpanzee Trust acknowledges that these persons including the Trust’s Ranger team (our Conservation Ambassadors) in the Northern Albertine Rift […]

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    NGAMBA ISLAND CHIMPANZEE HEALTH CHECKS 2019

    It’s the time of the year when the chimpanzee community at Ngamba Island gets shivers; it’s health check season. Hundreds of vets and volunteers have been trained over the years at Ngamba during the chimpanzee health checks. This year we are happy to be joined by Victoria Albino from the veterinary school of Cornell University […]

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  • PLANT A TREE – SAVE THE CHIMPANZEE HABITAT

    About 40,000 hectares of natural forests are lost every year in Uganda alone, because of deforestation. 60 percent of this is in Chimpanzee Habitat. We encourage those visiting the Island to plant a tree in an effort to support restoration efforts in the Albertine Rift Area. You may also adopt a tree/tress for the conservation […]

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