As previously mentioned, end 2010 Dr Shirley Mc Greal contacted J.A.C.K. announcing the International Primate Protection League wished to support our small NGO.
The International Primate Protection League is a non profit organisation “dedicated to protecting the world’s remaining primates, great and small“.
Early 2010, the nursery group was offered a first night facility thanks to the kind support of the Sweden Chimpanzee Trust, the Pan African Sanctuary Alliance, our Wildlife Direct donors, Little Jak Association,le Zoo de la Palmyre and SA steel company located in Lubumbashi: BSI STEEL.
A second facility was started in September 2010….
1st facility ready but 2nd started but stopped!
…but J.A.C.K. had to stop its construction : no new material could be bought as financial situation couldn’t afford it …. We had lost any hope of seeing the works finished in 2010…
works of 2nd nursery facility stopped
That’s how I.P.P.L’ s donation came to us as a miracle!!
Yes! Thanks to the very kind support of I.P.P.L./US of December 2010, all the works were finished by March 2011 and the little ones have since then been able to enjoy a bigger facility sheltering them at night but also providing protection during the pouring rains of the rainy season…
discovering the new facility!!
Thanks to the generous IPPL/US donation, J.A.C.K. managed
- to add a concrete floor inside the new facility
before & after: new concrete floor inside facilty
- to build a concrete floor outside the facility for more hygiene;
before & after: concrete floor outside facility
- to paint the enclosure;
before & after: painted enclosure
- and a new access door was designed,built, painted and screened for bugs/mosquitoes…
before & after: new main access door of 2nd facility
The infants of the nursery are extremely grateful to all the donors for having offered them a second facility and IPPL’s support has been a dream coming true because it enabled J.A.C.K. in offering the chimp orphans the best conditions they deserved!!!
new facility introduced to the nursery group: all the gates were open and they could run around the place
This second night facility for the nursery group has also been kindly sponsored by La Fondation Brigitte Bardot, BSI STEEL and the Sweden Chimpanzee Trust.
sponsors of 2nd night facility
Thank You Dr Shirley!
Thank You the IPPL team!
Thank You Dear Supporters!
It’s been an honour working with YOU!
J.A.C.K./Franck & Roxane