PASA Member Sanctuaries and Wildlife Centers
The members of the Pan African Sanctuary Alliance span West, Central, East, and Southern Africa, and rescue and protect dozens of primate species and subspecies.
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PASA Member Wildlife Centers


Ape Action Africa (Cameroon)
A refuge for gorillas, chimpanzees, and diverse monkey species.

Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage (Zambia)
A large reserve that rescues chimpanzees from all over the world.

Chimp Eden (South Africa)
The Jane Goodall Institute South Africa’s sanctuary for rescued chimps.

Chimpanzee Conservation Center (CCC; Centre de Conservation pour Chimpanzes) (Guinea)
An organization that rescues, rehabilitates, and releases chimpanzees.

Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project (Gambia)
A sanctuary for more than 100 chimpanzees on islands in the River Gambia.

Colobus Conservation (Kenya)
A center that treats and releases injured colobus, vervet, and Sykes’ monkeys.

Drill Ranch* (Nigeria)
A refuge for more than 500 drills, an extremely endangered monkey.

Fernan-Vaz Gorilla Project (Projet Gorille Fernan-Vaz) (Gabon)
A sanctuary that provides a future for gorilla victims of the bushmeat trade.

HELP Congo (Congo)
A home for chimpanzees and a leader in reintroducing chimps to the wild.

J.A.C.K. (Jeunes Animaux Confisques au Katanga) (D.R. Congo)
An organization in Southern DRC that rescues chimps from the wildlife trade.

Lilongwe Wildlife Centre (Malawi)
A center that rescues baboons, vervet monkeys, and many other species.

Limbe Wildlife Centre (Cameroon)
A sanctuary for gorillas, chimpanzees, and many monkey species.

Lola ya Bonobo (D.R. Congo)
In Western DRC, the world’s only rehabilitation center for bonobos.

Lwiro Primates Rehabilitation Center (CRPL; Centre de Rehabilitation des Primates de Lwiro) (D.R. Congo)
A center in Eastern DRC for chimps and monkeys.

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary (Uganda)
An island home in Lake Victoria for chimpanzees.

Parc de la Lékédi (Gabon) A sanctuary that rescues chimpanzees, gorillas, and monkeys.

Projet Protection des Gorilles – Congo (PPG) (Congo)
A project that reintroduces gorillas to the wild and fights the trafficking of baby gorillas.

Projet Protection des Gorilles – Gabon (PPG) (Gabon)
A project that returns gorillas to nature and works to stop the rapid decline in gorilla populations.

Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue (IDA Africa) (Cameroon)
A center that rescues and cares for chimps in need.

Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary (Kenya)
A lifelong home for orphaned and abused chimpanzees.

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary (Sierra Leone)
A rehabilitation center for orphaned and confiscated chimps.

Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center (Congo)
The Jane Goodall Institute’s center for confiscated chimps and mandrills.

Vervet Monkey Foundation (South Africa)
A rehabilitation and release program for over 500 vervet monkeys.

* Membership is currently inactive