Samboja Lestari Fire - The Latest
Samboja Lestari Fire - The Latest

Samboja Lestari Fire - The Latest

Samboja Lestari Orangutan Volunteer Project

Samboja Lestari Orangutan Volunteer Project

12 - 26 Nights from $1,744.00

Work on enrichment for 112 orangutans and 72 sun bears at the world-renowned Samboja Lestari Rescue Centre

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Volunteer’s Achievements at Samboja This Month

Volunteer’s Achievements at Samboja This Month

This month, volunteers at the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Project have made some incredible achievements! They’ve renovated a platform for Fleur, the sun bear, and made significant strides in renovating the new orangutan island, where Jeffrey and Yuyun will soon make their new home.

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It’s Orangutan Release Time!

It’s Orangutan Release Time!

12 more orangutans have been successfully released back into the wild from the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Sanctuary and the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Sanctuary thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF). Check out the release video in today's blog!

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Meet 12 orangutan candidates up for release!

Meet 12 orangutan candidates up for release!

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF), 12 more orangutans are set to be released back into the wild from the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Sanctuary and the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Sanctuary this month. Read today's blog to find out each individual release candidate's story.

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Posted by Connor Whelan on 25th Sep 2015 1 min

Here at the Great Projects we firmly believe that you should practice what you preach, and as a result of this we were proud to play our small part in combatting the fires that have unfortunately been tearing through the area around the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Center. To help those battling the blaze at the project site we donated a water pump machine, water tank, hose and 25-litre sprayers.

This equipment will help the staff at the centre battle the fire but it is still not enough. Samboja Lestari desperately needs your donations so please help in any way you can. The picture below show's some of the devastation it has caused, so anything you can spare will be greatly appreciated. Visit their Facebook page to see how you can help.

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