Friends of the Sanctuary program

Did you know?

You can help champion the cause of the chimpanzees by subscribing to the ‘Friends of Chimps program.'

It is a chance for you not only help us ensure the long-term care of the chimps at Ngamba but also to support our conservation initiatives in the wild. Chimpanzee Trust has established conservation programs that encompasses habitat monitoring and education of private forest owners to value and conserve the forests on their land. Chimpanzee Trust offers  alternative livelihood projects like beekeeping, pig farming, handcraft making, and community tourism to reduce the pressure exerted on chimpanzee habitat.

The more active and involved the friendship, the more we can raise awareness about the plight of the chimpanzees and the environment.

It is because of the continued generosity of donors like you that we are able to maintain the sanctuary as well as work on critical environmental conservation and community action programs to save chimpanzees in the wild.

The following “Friend of Chimps” packages are available and we encourage you to contact us with any questions or to customize your friendship level.

If you are a U.S.-based donor and need to do a tax-deductible donation, you can donate through our U.S. non-profit partners, Friends of Chimps and Pan African Sanctuary Alliance.

Friends of the Chimps Categories

Friend of Chimps Contribution Benefits
Restore their habitat

This donation will restore 1 hectare of degraded natural forest

$500 Membership Certificate, Web listing, Quarterly updates   on the field activities and recognition in the monthly news letter


Chimp Welfare

This donation will care for an orphaned baby chimp for a month.

$150 Membership certificate

Photo at the support booth



Sponsor a school outreach

This will support an outreach program visit to a remote school in Western Uganda

$100 Membership Certificate and updates on the school out reaches conducted



 Build a stove for a family

This donation will build one energy saving store in a family next to a chimp habitat

$50 Membership Certificate and a HD photo of the built stove


Corporate bronze

This donation will help buy enrichment materials for all the chimps at the sanctuary for a month

$250 Membership certificate, (16x17cm) plaque with your logo at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary


Corporate Silver

This donation will provide bedding materials for the  chimps at Ngamba Island

$1,000-$1,500 Membership certificate

(22x17cm) plaque with your logo at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Mention of sponsorship to the 14,000 members on the Trust’s mailing list and website advert


Corporate Gold

This donation will help to either restore 5 hectares of degraded forest or buy fresh vegetables for the 50 chimps for 1 month.

$2,500+ All benefits of Silver Plus

(26x17cm) plaque with your logo at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Promotional material at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary and 1 half day trip for 5 people to Ngamba Island



Friends of the Chimps program




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