Orangutan Project’s journey over the years has taken a few turns. After establishing a truly responsible volunteering project at Matang Wildlife Centre and showing that this project could sustainably fund the running costs for the animals living there, it became time to reflect on what we want to achieve moving forwards. Helping the animals currently […]

We are constantly amazed by the generosity of our volunteers and supporters. We are so appreciative of this support that we are hesitant to ask for extra items as we feel that our network of supporters already contribute so much. However, many people have requested that we make a wish list so that if they […]

Matang is currently holding two adult slow lorises in the quarantine area, in purpose-built cages in a small forested area to reduce stress for the animals (see our blog for information about these cages). Unfortunately, this is a fairly common species that Matang receives, in part due to the popularity of this animal in illegal […]

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Cuddle an Orang the ethical way!

Help fund our work with this soft Orangutan toy - £17+postage.

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Testimonials

  • I've been every year since 2009 and will continue to visit every year until I become too old and doddery to get on a plane. The most life changing experiences of my life!!
    Elaine
  • "You will be surprised by how much you are capable of and you will inspire your friends back home to follow their dreams too".
    Carlene, NZ
  • "...The whole experience was amazing, the keepers were  so friendly and taught us so much about the animals... It was one of the best experiences of my life and would do it again."
    Erika, UK
  • "Going on the 2 week volunteer trip to the Matang Wildlife Centre will remain one of my top 5 life experiences".
    Tessa, AU
  • "My 4 weeks at Matang not only achieved a life long dream for me, but also helped me mature and grow in confidence. "
    Sophie, UK

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