Learn about the many different ways you can help the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) with its mission to help orangutans and tropical forests.
OFI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of wild orangutans and their rainforest habitat. Founded by Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas and associates in 1986,Read More
Journey to Borneo and see orangutans in the wild. OFI began its formal tour program in 2004. It was a tremendous success due to Dr. Galdikas’ participation.
A Construction Volunteer’s Account. During our mid-morning break we lie down on spare planks from our construction site, seeking shade for a small respite. The air is so heavy with moisture that even when lying motionless, one is still drenched in sweat. Occasionally, a small breeze appears from nowhere providing relief for a few seconds. […]CONTINUE READING
Maggie is a feisty youngster and won’t let you forget it! If she’s not somersaulting into her playmates than it’s safe to bet she is swinging your way, waiting for just the right opportunity to topple directly on top of you! She only wants to play, of course, and at her tender age, Maggie simply […]CONTINUE READING
Former American President Bill Clinton spent two days visiting Orangutan Foundation International’s facilities in Central Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia. Traveling with a delegation representing the Clinton Foundation’s Climate Initiative, Clinton was given a private tour of OFI’s Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ) facility and accompanied on a special visit to Camp Leakey by OFI founder […]CONTINUE READING
Louis Leakey was a Kenyan paleoanthropologist who devoted his life to uncovering the early phases of human evolution. Using the scientific tools available at the time, he set out to study hominid fossils in Olduvai Gorge, a ravine in the Great Rift Valley in eastern Africa. His discoveries proved that humans originally evolved in Africa, […]CONTINUE READING
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