Each Foster Parent Intro Kit includes an adoption certificate, the biography of your foster orangutan, a recent photo of your foster orangutan, an information sheet about orangutans.
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.
Mr. Tumin Luther is the manager of OFI’s Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ) but he is so much more than that. Mr. Tumin’s dedication and spirit are the cornerstone of much of Orangutan Foundation International’s fieldwork in Indonesia. His influence and decision making are critical in all rescue and release operations. He is a small […]CONTINUE READING
I have only been active three months as an enrichment volunteer at Orangutan Foundation International’s (OFI) Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ) in Central Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan Tengah) and my experience so far could hardly have been more enriching! This is true not only because I have learned much about Indonesian culture, language, food, and […]CONTINUE READING
Albin is an orangutan after my own heart, one who possesses a very adventurous spirit. A self-assured young juvenile orangutan, he is beginning to showcase his independence. My first intimate interaction with Albin occurred one day during daily release. I was standing, observing when I suddenly felt a foot touch my shoulder. I looked up […]CONTINUE READING
Each year in honor of the establishment of Dr. Birute Mary Galdikas original research site Camp Leakey in 1971, OFI celebrates “Orangutan Awareness Week”. The main purpose of this week is to spread the word about orangutan conservation and deforestation through our outreach programs. These programs can include presentations, events, and most importantly education not […]CONTINUE READING
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