Through March and April, Orangutan Project have been hosting the Tree Monkey Project – an American based non-profit organisation, bringing the art of tree-climbing to people that need the skill around the world. The creator of the Tree Monkey Project, James Reed, joined us as a volunteer on our project in Ketapang a couple of […]

A little over six months ago Orangutan Project staff decided to take the plunge into the world of hen care-giving and we haven’t looked back! As an organisation we are primarily focused on the conservation and care of endangered wildlife on Borneo. However, as people who care about animals we strive as individuals as well […]

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Testimonials

  • "Going on the 2 week volunteer trip to the Matang Wildlife Centre will remain one of my top 5 life experiences".
    Tessa, AU
  • "Yes, it's hard work, but the satisfaction you get from knowing you are helping to make a difference in these animals' lives makes it all worthwhile."
    Sue, AU
  • "...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
  • 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
  • "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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A huge thank you to this group of volunteers from Durham Uni. They were a huge help during their time at Matang! 👏👏
Here they are testing out the new sun bear platform they built 💪💪
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Happy International Orangutan Day from the Matang family! 🎉🎉
If you would like to support orangutan conservation @orangutanveterinaryaid are currently fundraising for a new X-ray machine for @international_animal_rescue to help better care for rescued orangutan! You can donate here uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.action?charityCampaignUrl...
Remember, you can also donate to Orangutan Project on our website www.projectorangutan.com 😁
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