Foster George Baru – Official Orangutan Foundation International Site
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$100.00 / one year


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SKU: A-003 Category:
  • map iconRescue Location:Bangkalan, Sampit
  • orangutan iconAge at Rescue: 9 months
  • livesafer iconRescue Date: June 13, 2010
  • genders iconSex: Male


When George first arrived at the Care Center, he was still tiny. His days consisted of clinging tightly to caregivers and eating lots of bananas and drinking plenty of milk. He did not enjoy exploring the forest since this involved leaving the warm embrace of his caregiver. Recently, however, there has been a change of character. Now this beautiful boy is often seen exploring the forest quite independently, only coming back to the caregivers for the occasional rest or banana. George still has a long way to go in the rehabilitation process but is showing amazing potential. Please consider adopting little George Baru and following him on his way back to the jungle.

Additional information

Why Foster an Orangutan?

By becoming an Orangutan Foster Parent, you will help care for the displaced and orphaned orangutans at the OFI Care Centre and Quarantine (OCCQ) facility, during their rehabilitation back to the wild. As a Foster Parent you will contribute to providing the medical, dietary and emotional care that the orangutans need to thrive. Your foster purchase is also tax-deductible and you will be sent an official tax acknowledgment letter from OFI.

Shipping Information

Any items to be shipped will be processed Monday through Friday. Please allow up to two weeks for any items to be shipped.

Inside Each Kit

fanned out foster parent kit What's inside the kit? Each foster parent will receive an Intro Kit that includes an adoption certificate, the biography of your foster orangutan, a recent photo, an information sheet about orangutans, and other promotional materials. Foster Parents receive an update on their foster orangutan after six months with a progress report and updated photo to learn how their orangutan is progressing, as well as a new photo at the end of the 12 month period.

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