Get Active for Apes on International Orangutan Day! The 19th August

On the 19th August its International Orangutan Day. Join us to mark this special awareness event and 'Get Active for Apes'! Set your own active challenge, sign up to our campaign and then start fundraising! Afterwards you can upload details of your personal challenge to claim an exclusive orangutan medal!

The Orangutan Appeal UK is a registered charity based in the south of England, dedicated to the rehabilitation and preservation of orangutans and the conservation of their habitat.

The Appeal strives to protect remaining wild populations of orangutans by providing support and funding for projects across Malaysian and Indonesian Borneo; and by raising awareness of the plight of this great ape across the globe. The Appeal is also authorised to work on behalf of the famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre!

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Wildlife Rescue Unit Collaboration

Wru Oauk

Working together to achieve great results for the local wildlife and people of Sabah

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Veterinary Nurse


OAUK funds a dedicated local veterinary nurse named Ibritinah at Sepilok Rehabiliation Centre to care for the orangutans.

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Liaison Officer

Liaison Officer Jess 2

OAUK appoints a voluntary Liaison Officer at Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre. The person in this role is responsible for promoting awareness of the plight of the orangutans and raising vital funds for the Appeal.

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Charity E-Cards - Donate the cost of cards and stamps!

Holding Hands

Send charity e-cards and donate the equivalent cost of cards and stamps to Orangutan Appeal UK!

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