SOS Primates Supporters II

2020-12-12T12:02:33+01:00Wednesday, 28 October, 2020|

  Today we’re introducing you to some more friends of SOS Primates: Miriam Fernández, volunteer and sponsor of little “Mado”, José Antonio Peña, constant supporter of our association, and Raúl Cabrera, president of SOS Primates. They all do their bit so the association can continue growing and so we can continue supporting Lwiro Primates, [...]


Bohocicos, another way to help

2020-12-12T12:01:22+01:00Tuesday, 27 October, 2020|

Another way of helping SOS Primates is by ordering a unique and original hand drawn portrait of your furry friend (dog, cat, rabbit). Bohocicos will send it to you digitally so you can print it in whatever format you like (paper, mug, canvas, cushion, phone or laptop case…) for a donation of €20. They also handmake [...]


All numbers for the SOSlidary raffle are SOLD OUT

2022-11-22T20:53:47+01:00Monday, 26 October, 2020|

SOLD OUT all the numbers for the SOSlidary raffle organised by SOS Primates that will be held next Monday 26th October with the ONCE draw. The prizes are: African mask medium size Handmade primate amigurumi Wonderful book "Dedicado a los primates" (Steve Bloom) Dolphin T-shirt (front and back print) Handbag "Caramel" Beach flip flops Giraffe [...]


Meet the supporters of SOS Primates

2020-12-12T11:59:21+01:00Friday, 23 October, 2020|

  SOS Primates has a huge number of supporters. They wouldn’t all fit in one video, so we’re going to introduce them to you bit by bit. Today we introduce you to Lucía Gandarillas, SOS Primates teamer and supporter since the beginning; Xesca León, volunteer with our organisation; and Carmen Vidal Marsal, veterinarian, primatologist [...]


First supporter of the SOSlidarity Donation Boxes campaign

2020-12-12T17:20:28+01:00Tuesday, 20 October, 2020|

Introducing the first supporter of our SOSlidarity Donation Boxes campaign, the Animal Lago Veterinary Clinic. This business has committed to having an SOS Primates donation box and collecting donations so we can continue helping the primates being cared for by Lwiro Primates in the Congo. As well as providing health services for [...]


Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary 2021 Calendar

2020-12-12T11:55:42+01:00Tuesday, 20 October, 2020|

Here at SOS Primates we want to remind you that you can order your 2021 calendar, which is this year newly based on the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary , in Sierra Leone. Tacugama is also struggling as a result of COVID-19, due to the cancellation of its activities (guided tours, ecolodge stays, internships, etc), which help to [...]


Giving for Apes awards prize to Lwiro Primates

2020-12-12T11:57:22+01:00Tuesday, 20 October, 2020|

Many thanks to all our followers, members and SOS Primates volunteers who donated in the “Giving for Apes” competition with a total of $742, representing €632 which will go directly towards helping cover the costs of the more than 200 primates residing at Lwiro Primates in the Congo. Our organisation is always there but at these [...]


Giving for Apes

2020-12-12T11:49:40+01:00Monday, 12 October, 2020|

Today we are asking for some special help. Each year the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) organorganises “Giving For Apes”: a fundraising competition between primate sanctuaries and rescue centres around the world. The GFAS awards various prizes to those who raise the most money. These prizes are significant and, in centres like Lwiro Primates, would [...]


New Bohocicos collaboration

2022-11-22T20:56:07+01:00Saturday, 10 October, 2020|

Today we bring you a new collaboration. Our colleague Estefania Chamón, SOS Primates contributor and creator of Bohocicos, a very artsy and solidary entity. Bohocicos handmakes original and unique drawings of your life companion (dog, cat, rabbit...) based on several photos and sends it to you in digital format so that you can print it [...]


International Day of Animals and their Keepers

2020-12-12T11:46:25+01:00Saturday, 10 October, 2020|

4th October was International Animals Day and International Animal Keepers Day, celebrated in honour of Saint Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. The photo above, showing two keepers at Lwiro Primates transporting an anaesthetised chimpanzee to be released into semi-freedom, symbolises the importance of animal keepers around the world. These professionals are vital to projects [...]