Please have a read through Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari’s 2018 Annual Report, to learn more about what we have been up to! PDF download of the report here!
Creating New Wild Orangutan Populations
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) is the only project actively establishing entirely new, genetically viable and self-sustaining wild populations of any great ape species, anywhere in the world.
Who We Are
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) is a collaborative initiative between the Indonesia-based NGO the Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari (YEL; Sustainable Ecosystem Foundation), Swiss-based NGO the PanEco Foundation, and the Indonesian Government’s Directorate General of Natural Resource and Ecosystem Conservation. The SOCP works on all aspects of conservation of the Critically Endangered Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) and Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis).
What We Do
Everyone in the world is facing their own challenges in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, our thoughts are with all our SOCP family around the world. We have been deeply touched by our friends and supporters over the last weeks and months who, despite personal challenges, have come together to make sure the SOCP can […]
Despite the ongoing of COVID-19 outbreak in the world include Indonesia, there are still orangutans separated from their mother, and since third week of march 2020, four orangutan babies arrived at the SOCP Orangutan Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre. Two of them are female who are estimated to be 1-1,5 years old, another one is male […]