ORANGUTAN AWARENESS WEEK triggers month of activities!

Orangutan Awareness Week (OAW) requires a commitment as BIG as the challenge itself.

Orangutan Appeal UK work hand in hand with the world famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah, Borneo. The OAW campaign is hoped to attract many new supporters from around the world to join in and make a real difference to orangutan's lives over the next month

Check out the OAW links below to see how you can take part:

Celebrations at Sepilok

Visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Malaysia during Orangutan Awareness Week to observe the 'man of the forest' roaming freely in Sepilok's virgin lowland forest.

A special two day celebration will take place between 14-15 November, including 'Orangutan Dusk Discovery' walks guided by Sepilok rangers. Get a glimpse of this enigmatic red ape as they build nests before settling down for the night.

Watch the website for a schedule of events.

Hayley's Orangutan Mt Kinabalu Challenge

To kick off OAW, Hayley Bagnall (our Liaison Officer at Sepilok) will be risking life and limb in a special climb of Mount Kinabalu!

Look out for Hayley on the summit (Southeast Asia's highest peak). She'll be wearing an orangutan costume and gathering members of the public to join in revealing a large banner to launch the week long campaign.

Help Save a Species by sponsoring Hayley today!

For more information: click here.

School’s campaign

Orangutan Appeal UK is hoping to gain the support of many schools from around the world during this year’s ‘Orangutan Awareness Week’.

p.headline Join in the campaign by asking your school to take part in an ‘ Orange Day’.

Students are encouraged to show their support by wearing an article of orange clothing and to donate a small fee to the Appeal.

Please ask your school, friends, family and work colleagues to join in and send your pictures to the Appeal. The best will get featured on our website!

Over the week, the Appeal is committed to helping people learn more about the endangered orangutan. To help get you started check out the daily 'orangutan' fact on our homepage.

Click here to download OAW poster

Recipe for Success

Serve up a tasty treat for your friends & family, and share with them your orangutan facts!

Why not ask them for a small donation to help support Orangutan Appeal UK.

Also get creative and customise your ‘Orangutan’ themed cupcakes!

Send in your photos, and the best will be featured on our website!

Click here for the special recipe