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Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote, in close co-operation with other organizations and local communities, the conservation, preservation, and protection of primates, in particular, the Angolan colobus monkey (Colobus angolensis palliatus) and its associated coastal forest habitat in Kenya. The objectives include; Conserve and protect the Angolan colobus and its habitat in Kenya; Respond and deliver a high-quality primate rescue and rehabilitation service; Promote the welfare of primates and to reduce the impact of human development on the environment in Diani and south

Description

Colobus Conservation was founded in January 1997 as a not for a profit conservation organization and became registered as a limited company on 5th March 2001. Since that time, the organization evolved at a considerable rate from just a few people working voluntarily, to a well-developed structure with a substantial annual turnover and employing eleven staff members with numerous Kenyan and international volunteers.

Our Goals are to:
  • Conserve and protect the Angolan colobus and its habitat in Kenya;
  • Promote the welfare of primates and to reduce the impact of human development on the environment in Diani and southeastern Kenya;
  • Respond and deliver a high-quality primate rescue and rehabilitation service

Volunteer involvement;
Volunteers will be assigned specific duties depending upon individual experience, interest and current openings. These will include primate welfare/rescue, primate orphan care & rehabilitation, community outreach, conservation education, human/primate conflict management, reforestation/forest protection, research, primate pest, and waste management.


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