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

A Year To Remember

As we celebrate 25 years of rescue and rehabilitation, we're also facing the biggest struggle in our history. Donate today and you can make a difference to our orphans in 2021.


Author: Jo Gaweda

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £1,103.64


Volunteer in Cameroon

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



2021 Calendar

Support us by buying a 2021 wall calendar!


Author: Ian Bickerstaff

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £1,464.80

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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Latest news

  • Kam's Still Rolling

    A lot has changed for orphan Kam over the last three years as he’s grown from a clumsy one-year-old into a confident and caring youngster Read more

  • Old Friends and New

    Find out about our latest collaboration with Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue and see orphans Tamara and Kolbi getting to know each other in the forest. Read more

  • Silverback spotlight – Bobo

    As we celebrate our Silver Jubilee – 25 years of rescue and rehabilitation – we’re highlighting some of our magnificent silverbacks Read more

Latest blogs

  • Mefou in Focus - Big foot

    Read Ian's reflections on the relationship we have with our mighty gorilla cousins and see an incredible close-up of silverback Djanga. Read more

  • Mefou in Focus - Chimps

    Read about Ian's fascination with chimpanzees and what he's learnt about these remarkable animals during his visits to the forest of Mefou. Read more

  • Mefou in Focus - Introductions

    Our great friend and talented photographer Ian Bickerstaff introduces his new blog series, Mefou in Focus Read more