We work on the front line of conservation, saving primates from the illegal bushmeat and pet trades

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Author: Ian Bickerstaff

Volunteer in Cameroon

Please note that our volunteer programme is currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.



Visit our sanctuary!

Please note that we are currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Author: Ian Bickerstaff

Location: Parc de la Mefou,,

Caring through a Crisis

Your support is more crucial than ever before. Find out how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting our work and how you can make a difference to the lives of our 280 rescued gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys.


Author: Jo Gaweda

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £758.16


Our Impact


Rescued primates in our care at Mefou


US$ fresh produce purchased from local communities monthly


Cameroonian nationals employed by Ape Action Africa

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