Searching for bonobos at Lilungu Ecoguards: Roger Batwafasangi & Bombongo Bopoko Ecoguards:Lokonja Mbangi & Leonard Lolima Bonobo in the Kokolopori Bonobo Reserve

Bonobo Conservation Initiative

Org #1002
Vetted since 2008
1998
year founded
$166,562
raised on GlobalGiving
14
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Our Mission is to protect bonobos (Pan paniscus), preserve their tropical rainforest habitat, and empower local communities in the Congo Basin. By working with local Congolese people through cooperative conservation and community development programs, and by shaping national and international policy, the Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI) is establishing new protected areas and leading efforts to safeguard bonobos wherever they are found. The Bonobo Peace Forest (BPF) is the guiding vision of BCI: a connected network of community-based reserves and conservation concessions, supported by sustainable development. The Peace Forest provides protection for bonobos and other species in the Congo... read more

Project Leaders
Sally Coxe
Sally Coxe
Jennifer Moustgaard
Jennifer Moustgaard
Jessie Jory
Jessie Jory
Rebecca Bossen
Rebecca Bossen
Team
Sally J Coxe, Patrick Mehlman
Organization Information
1629 K Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
United States
202-332-1014
Organization Information
1629 K Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
United States
202-332-1014

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Starting the new year off in Lilungu

By Jennifer Moustgaard | Program Manager

Can you believe that we’re already three months into 2024? BCI and our partners at Lilungu were busy as 2023 came to a close and 2024 began. In late November, our DRC operations manager Bienvenu... Read the full report ›

Progress at Lilungu

By Jennifer Moustgaard | Program Manager

2023 has been a productive year at our Lilungu site! Since 2005, BCI has supported monitoring teams and collaborated with residents to address community needs. Lilungu links a vital habitat corridor... Read the full report ›

Bonobo Baby Boom in Kokolopori!

By Rebecca Bossen | Communications Director

We love sharing updates with you on the research program in the Kokolopori Bonobo Reserve, and we especially love it when we get to share news of a brand new bonobo baby. We are absolutely over the... Read the full report ›
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