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Fitz has at least three sons to manage! Freddy (left) and his mother Fitz BCI partner Heritier Mpo with Esake Recently rescued baby bonobo Esake

Bonobo Conservation Initiative

Org #1002
Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked
1998
year founded
$74,710
raised on GlobalGiving
10
years fundraising
0
projects funded

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
Organization Information
2701 Connecticut Ave., NW
Ste 702
Washington, DC 20008
United States
202-332-1014

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #5867133878
Organization Information
2701 Connecticut Ave., NW
Ste 702
Washington, DC 20008
United States
202-332-1014

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #5867133878

Project Reports

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Jul 8, 2019
Bonobo moms lend a helping hand to their sons
It seems that humans aren't the only species with helicopter parents. A recent study co-authored by BCI’s research director Dr. Martin Surbeck found that mother bonobos take active roles in...
Apr 10, 2019
New Orphan Rescue
Early last week, our dedicated community partner in the Sankuru province, Héritier Mpo, was informed of an orphan bonobo seized from a bushmeat trafficker in the village of Hiekele....
Jan 9, 2019
Meet the Fekakos!
We are excited to report that a new bonobo group was recently identified in the Yetee forest of the Kokolopori Bonobo Reserve! Members of the group were actually first observed in 2016, but trackers...
 
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