Calendar of Events

Orang Utan Republik Foundation volunteers will be doing outreach, education, and fundraising events on a continuous basis in communities across the country and around the world.  This page will list those events that are open to the public so that you or your friends can learn more about and support OURF’s efforts to raise awareness in order to save the species.  If you are interested in hosting an event, please contact us at  We can discuss various ways you can get involved to make a difference. 


INDONESIA - June 2024


Event: OURF Ecotour to Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Borneo

Location: Jakarta to Pangkalan Bun and Tanjung Puting National Park

Date:  June 23 - June 30, 2024 (8 days/7 nights)

Description of Event: OURF President Dr. Gary Shapiro will host a small ecotour group to visit Tanjung Puting National Park.  Besides visiting the locations where Shapiro conducted orangutan and river research in the late 1970s and 1980s, the ecotour will be an opportunity to support the Orangutan Caring Scholarship program. For more information and to sign up, visit

Contact Rosa through WhatsApp at (+62)81325252454 or Gary at to book your place and for additional answers to your questions.  Act soon as space is limited. 


Pongo Awards

Event: 10th Annual Pongo Environmental Awards & OURF's 20th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser

Location: To Be Announced

Date:  October 2024 (Date TBD)

Description of Event: The Orang Utan Republik Foundation plans to hold the 10th Annual Pongo Environmental Awards and its 20th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser during mid-October. The Award ceremony will also be Livestreamed for those who cannot be in attendance. More information will be posted when available.

INTERNATIONAL - November 2024


Event: Orangutan Caring Week

Location: Globally- local events TBA

Date:  November 10-16, 2024

Description of Event: A week set aside for orangutans. more at