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!

Signup for updates

Join our mailing list to receive regular updates from The Appeal

2019 Appeal Calendar

2019 Calendar Front Cover

Our 2019 Calendar, featuring many of your favourite faces from Sepilok.

Limited stock available

Read more

Liaison Officer

Lo Jess

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.

Read more

Conservation Apparatus and Equipment

Tabin Camp

Over the years Orangutan Appeal UK have helped to provide vital equipment to assist with conservation efforts out in the field. Such equipment has included several rescue vehicles, radio transponders, drones and computer equipment.

Read more

Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP)

Cop Photo

COP rescue and rehabilitate orangutans in Indonesia as well as campaigning against activities which threaten them and their habitat.

Read more

Protective X-ray aprons donated in memory of Stephen Matthews

X Ray Aprons

With the help of a generous donation made in memory of Stephen Matthews we have been able to provide some more protective equipment for the veterinary team at Sepilok

Read more