• Ngamba Island gets Gabions

    Ngamba Island gets Gabions

    Ngamba Island gets gabions after a year of flooding which caused a rise in water level by 1.8 M. Following the flooding that this caused, immediate and short-term solutions were deployed, including the use of sandbags to manage soil erosion that was causing damage to buildings and other structures, compromising their integrity and safety. It […]

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  • 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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  • Resilience fund for associations

    Resilience Fund for Associations

    The resilience fund for associations under our project funded by Darwin fund “Community adaptability to the loss occasioned by wildlife’’ project. Chimpanzee Trust has mitigated Human-Wildlife Conflicts through the implementation of various interventions and among which involved the Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) management resilience fund. This is on its end tail and has to date improved […]

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  • Tree planting on Earth Day

    Chimpanzee Trust Joins the rest of the world to celebrate Earth Day

    The team at the Chimpanzee Trust has joined the global community to celebrate Earth Day 2020, raising awareness concerning Climate Action, the theme for this year. Whereas the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered unprecedented changes in the human lifestyle, it has helped us realize and better understand the impact of man’s activities. Many countries are in […]

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  • alternative crops used to stop human wildlife conflict

    Alternative food crops used to mitigate/stop human wildlife conflicts

    Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) is one of the biggest problems faced by farmers living in proximity to the chimpanzee habitat. The Chimpanzee Trust is implementing a project to mitigate the effects of this conflict, brought on by man’s destruction of wildlife habitat. This is in the areas around Bugoma Central Forest Reserve in Western Uganda. Bugoma […]

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  • 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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