Lola Ya Bonobo

  • Our closest living relatives

  • Females in charge

  • Peaceful

  • Conflict avoidance

  • Good Samaritans

  • Bonobo Handshake

  • Highly Endangered

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What We Do

Bonobo rescues and taken to the sanctuary


Rehabilitated Bonobo


Bonobo released back in the wild, swinging in the trees


Where Bonobos live in the world

Our Mission

Lola ya Bonobo is the world’s only organization to provide lifetime care to bonobos orphaned by the illegal trade in endangered wildlife. ¬†We are on the front line in the battle to protect bonobos in the only country they are found – The Democratic Republic of Congo.

How We Help

How We Help

Orphan Bonobos

We rescue orphan bonobos from the illegal bushmeat trade, rehabilitate these bonobos at Lola ya Bonobo, and where possible release them to Ekolo ya Bonobo.

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Bonobo and his friend

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