Projects We Have Funded

Supported Projects since 2004:

AFI RESERVE, NIGERIA

  • renovation of research station
  • snail breeding equipment
  • renovation of the base camp for rangers
  • renovation of Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary Headquarters
  • support of the rangers for monitoring and law enforcement
  • gorilla guardians
  • gorilla census
  • employee health program for the ITFC
  • education program (with support of mondberge.com)
  • research of gorilla behaviour during habituation (with support of mondberge.com)
  • support of field assistants for gorilla research
  • field equipment for gorilla conservation
  • expansion of the gorilla guardian network
  • environmental education in gorilla guardian villages
  • conservation education in schools
  • renovation of a ranger post
  • tents, backpacks etc.
  • construction of a ranger post in Bumaji
  • renovation of base camp
  • snail breeding equipment
  • education outreach
  • support to purchase a vehicle
  • poster and flyers for public awareness
  • Clubs des amis des gorilles
  • production of a handbook for Gorilla Guardians

ITOMBWE RESERVE, D. R. CONGO

  • equipment for patrols
  • ranger training
  • meetings to solve conflicts
  • top-ups for rangers
  • office rent
  • solar panels for public electricity
  • ranger uniforms
  • stickers computers
  • sweaters for rangers
  • printer
  • schooling of Pygmy children
  • printing of the magazine „Le Gorille“
  • support of community committees for the conservation of the park
  • employee health program
  • POPOF: digital cameras, GPS
  • POPOF: digital video camera
  • community conservation
  • germination project for reforestation
  • repair of solar power equipment
  • monitoring

LOANGO NATIONAL PARK, GABON

  • gorilla monitoring
  • camp construction
  • sensitisation of the population near the park
  • organisation of a meeting on park security with politico-military and traditional authorities
  • ranger equipment
  • urgent patrol program
  • school for Simba and other children for Reintegration
  • equipment for an extensive survey
  • camera traps
  • renovation of research station
  • construction of a ranger post
  • equipment for ecoguards, office material, motorcycle, training
  • field trips for local schools, school exercise books
  • bonuses for ecoguards
  • printing of a childrens' book about gorillas for schools surrounding the park
  • digital camera + card reader
  • reforestation at the park edge
  • school tree nurseries
  • equipment for gorilla monitoring
  • top-ups for guides and rangers
  • support for plantation of passion fruits by the population
  • construction of a house for the rangers
  • fish ponds for local people
  • maintenance of the paths for patrols
  • border demarcation
  • improvement of gorilla monitoring
  • breeding of rats
  • bee keeping
  • patrol equipment
  • ranger uniforms
  • rain jackets
  • backpacks, clothing, lamps etc.
  • food for patrols
  • clothes and equipment for rangers
  • sweaters
  • binoculars
  • construction and renovation of the Sarambwe patrol post
  • motorcycle
  • training for the committee that connects the population with the reserve
  • workshop for the dialogue committee
  • payment of trackers
  • border demarcation
  • production of a map of the reserve, GPS devices and training
  • meeting for stakeholders from Uganda and DRC
  • passion fruit growing
  • school tree nurseries
  • various community conservation projects
  • sewing machines for repairing clothes
  • patrol post road maintenance
  • books for the TCCB library
  • HuGo training
  • potatoes and pigs for the Bunagana dialogue committee
  • ranger uniforms
  • digital cameras
  • sweaters
  • rain jackets
  • photocopier/scanner/printer
  • compasses and GPS devices
  • ranger emergency evacuation fund
  • communication system
  • raingear and backpacks for rangers
  • rain jackets
  • sweaters
  • HuGo training
  • food for coordinated transboundary patrols
  • Gorilla Doctors: equipment and supplies