J.A.C.K. Primate Sanctuary

A nonprofit organization

$5,770 raised by 53 donors

19% complete

$30,000 Goal

"You must be the change you wish to see in this world"

(Mahatma Gandhi)

URGENT: Nursery needed for rescued baby chimpanzees right away. Join the Nursery Support Team to help build it.

As poachers brutally kill more chimpanzee families and steal the defenseless newborns to be sold as exotic pets for profit, more and more orphaned baby chimps are left desperate for rescue and medical care. There are now so many of them in need that it becomes difficult for us to accept them all.  If we are at full capacity, no more lives can be saved — and poachers can continue their exploits.


We won’t turn babies away — will you help us build a  nursery for those that need it?  

When you join our Nursery Support Team with a donation of any amount, you’ll be one of the kind-hearted sponsors that makes it possible for us to take in babies traumatized by poachers, and give them the comfort and care they need to make it through another day. You’ll receive a digital Nursery Support Team badge to share on social media if you wish, along with a J.A.C.K. Primate Sanctuary Certificate of Membership as thanks for your generous gift.  

This nursery enclosure will not only give our babies shelter, but offer them a play area to build the muscles that they need to survive in the wild, while helping them build the strong alliances within their group  to return to the forest.

And every time you see a new image or video of a baby chimp sheltered in our nursery, you’ll know it was made possible by you, and other compassionate people like you. 

About J.A.C.K. Primate Sanctuary, founded by Franck Chantereau and Roxane Couttenier

For the founders of J.A.C.K., every life counts. For more than 20 years, the pair has been working on the frontlines of primate conservation in Africa’s Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where their efforts to save innocent victims of the wildlife trade quite literally put their lives on the line. 

This life-saving work is arduous, but they still move forward: two-thirds of the primates living in the DRC are facing extinction, with populations plummeting as a result of poaching, the bushmeat and exotic pet trade, and unrelenting habitat loss. And it’s only gotten worse since the start of the pandemic. 

Will you be part of the J.A.C.K. Nursery Support Team with a donation of any amount today?

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