OUR Programs

  • Orangutan Caring Scholarship Program

    The Orangutan Caring Scholarship (OCS) is a collaborative program of the Orang Utan Republik Foundation (OURF) and three Indonesian implementing organizations:  Yayasan Orangutan Sumatra Lestari-Orangutan Information Center or OIC on Sumatra, ... Read more

  • Mobile Education and Conservation Unit Program

    In addition to providing education and training to villagers in areas adjacent to Gunung Leuser National Park, the MECU Program provides transport of young trees and supplies and a strategy ... Read more

  • L.P. Jenkins Memorial Fellowship Program

    Mrs. Lorraine Phyllis Jenkins of Sacramento, California, was an elementary school teacher and a long-time supporter of orangutan research.  She encouraged her son, Dr. Gary Shapiro, President of Orang Utan Republik Foundation ... Read more

  • Plant A Tree Program

    Trees can, like sponges, help sequester carbon and thereby reduce the impact of man-made CO2emissions. Locally, trees provide habitat for wildlife, food for people and animals, and stabilize the soil. ... Read more

  • The Pongo Awards

    Since 2014, the relevance of the Pongo Awards has been broadened to include recognizing and honoring individuals and organizations on an annual basis that  have contributed to the improved understanding and appreciation of orangutans and ... Read more