Orangutan Haven is particularly innovative and exciting new development of PanEco and YEL, located near the large city of Medan, in North Sumatra. Whilst the initial, primary goal of the Orangutan Haven is to provide 8 unreleasable orangutans with a dramatically improved quality of life, the 50-hectare Orangutan Haven site offers unlimited potential for the […]
Please have a read through Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari’s 2019 Annual Report, to learn more about what we have been up to! PDF download of the report here!
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 […]
The spreading of COVID-19 outbreak is increasingly worrying from day to day in many countries including Indonesia. Therefore, we have officially temporarily closed all stations under Sumatran Orangutan Programme (SOCP) to anyone except key staff, including the Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre since March 16th, 2020This step was taken to reduce the risk of the orangutans […]
In Early 2020, Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) has accepted the 400th orangutan since the center was founded in 2020. The orangutan is a male who is estimated to be 3 years old was confiscated from Kutacane, Aceh Southeast. The orangutan was confiscated by Conservation and Natural Resources (BKSDA) Aceh from a resident in Kutacane […]
A baby orangutan was repatriated from the island of Bali to Sumatra and brought to the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP)’s Orangutan Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre. The male orangutan estimated two years old and was relocated from Bali on the 17th of December 2019 by BKSDA Bali, accompanied by Jakarta Aid Network (JAAN). The orangutan […]
On 14th October 2019 four orangutans – Fatimah, Cut Keke, Punti and Koko – were transferred to the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme’s Reintroduction site in Jantho Aceh. They are finally feeling freedom after yearsspent rehabilitating and preparing for their return to the wild. Fatimah, a seven year old femaleorangutan was rescued from Kampong Baro Village, […]
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) runs the only rescue, rehabilitation and reintroduction programme for orangutans in Sumatra. Since 2000 over 390 orangutans have been received at our specialist orangutan quarantine station, averaging more than 20 new arrivals per year. Over 300 of these have been released to the wild, as the founders of two […]
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!