Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mata discovers new tastes

PICTURE OF THE DAY – baby Mata is ¬†doing great and is discovering his environment, plenty of things and tastes…but, Mata, please, tell us, what does grass taste???


PICTURE OF THE DAY- the hand of baby chimp JAK on Franck’s hand… a powerful picture especially if you know what happenend to JAK, the first orphan chimpanzee rescued by the Sanctuary… The 39 orphan chimpanzees rescued by our Sanctuary need YOU! Each donation represents a lot to us as it means J.A.C.K. can bring […]

Maya back in her group

Dear All, First of all, we want you to know we are all safe and well. Political unrest took place last week in several cities of our huge country and we have been lucky things have been quiet and under control in our city of South DRC. Also, you haven’t heard much about us recently […]

new enrichment items thanks to beautiful donors!

As mentioned previously, the different parcels arrived safely at J.A.C.K. from France and we needed some time to compare the enrichment toys we had bought via Internet and the ones we actually received with Karine¬†! To our surprise, one of our suppliers sent us the wrong items (he sent us smaller toys) and reimbursed us. […]

IPPL supporting again our sanctuary

Great news for today as, a few weeks ago, J.A.C.K. has been contacted by the International Primate Protection League to offer its help again for this starting year 2015! We are so grateful Dr Shirley Mc Greal and her precious team do wish to continue supporting us !!! As this US institution has recently supported […]

so happy it’s raining today!

PICTURE OF THE DAY – when rains come people usually complain. Today at J.A.C.K. we were extremely happy because we didn’t get water last night and the water tanks were nearly empty. So, we put all the buckets we had to collect as much water as possible and it helped us a lot this morning […]

Christmas parcels just arrived!

PICTURE OF THE DAY – French volunteer karine just arrived from Paris and haad all the offered enrichment items in her bags. Please, give us just some time to open all the bags and to check what our “Christmas Mother” has brought back for the chimps! Thank you, Karine for having accepted to travel with […]