Helping Tapanuli Orangutans Thrive Leuser Nature School, Sumatra Conserving Intact Rainforest for Orangutans Tackling Wildlife Crime in Sumatra

Sumatran Orangutan Society

Org #2840
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2001
year founded
$278,946
raised on GlobalGiving
13
years fundraising
2
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Northern Sumatra's rainforests are irreplaceable. They are some of the most important forests on the planet, home to rare Tapanuli & Sumatran orangutans and other precious species. Supporting thousands of forest-edge communities, these ecosystems are key in the global fight against climate change. Our mission is to protect orangutans, their forests and their future. We aim to do this via our three goals: PROTECT - We work to keep existing rainforests secure and stable, ensuring a home for Sumatran and Tapanuli orangutans to enable their existing communities to thrive. CONNECT - We work to create "corridors" between fragmented areas of rainforest so that groups of orangut... read more

Project Leaders
Rhia Docherty
Rhia Docherty
Team
Helen Buckland, Koen Meyers, Sarah Moore, Rhia Docherty, Sophie Kirklin
Organization Information
6 Lombard Street
Abingdon, Oxon OX14 5BJ
United Kingdom
01235 530825
Organization Information
6 Lombard Street
Abingdon, Oxon OX14 5BJ
United Kingdom
01235 530825

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:

The Singkil Rawa Peat Swamp

By Rhia Docherty | Individual Giving Manager

The Singkil Rawa peat swamp forest is one of the most unique and biodiversity-rich rainforests on our planet! Thanks to your generosity, we are supporting the restoration of 100 hectares of this... Read the full report ›

Connecting Isolated Orangutans

By Rhia Docherty | Individual Giving Manager

Our frontline partners TaHuKah have been very busy in 2023, setting the foundations for a programme of work designed to secure the future for the critically endangered Tapanuli orangutans in North... Read the full report ›

Award winning education at Leuser Nature School

By Rhia Docherty | Individual Giving Manager

We were delighted to learn that Darsimah Siahaan (or Cima as we know her!), the head teacher at the Leuser Nature School, has been awarded the prestigious Indonesia Green Principal Award for... Read the full report ›
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