About Us

1. We teach people how to live in harmony with monkeys by:

  • Running a HOTLINE  084 432 9974   for people to phone when they need information about monkeys like:
    • how to deal with them if they are coming into their house
    • How not to be afraid of them
    • What to teach your children about being around monkeys
    • How do deal with your pets when monkeys are around
    • What to do if monkeys are eating your crops/destroying your garden
    • How to feed/not feed them
    • What to do if there is an injured monkey
    • Understand how the monkey thinks
    • Whether it is feasible to remove monkeys or not
    • What to do if neighbours are cruel to monkeys
  • Arranging PRESENTATIONS at schools, clubs, social gatherings
  • Arranging PERSONAL VISITS to people who have serious problems with monkeys
  • Arranging OUTREACH PROGRAMS for people who have not been exposed to primate conservation
  • Using the various MEDIA FORMATS on a regular basis to educate
  • Inviting people to become a MONKEY MONITORS for Primates Africa. Notes are made by volunteers about the monkeys that visit their home and this information is sent to Primates Africa on a monthly basis to be collated so that we can establish the distribution and population sizes of troops in South Africa . Phone the hotline for more information
  • Producing a quarterly NEWSLETTER

Other important activities:

  1. Facilitate RESCUES OF INJURED MONKEYS. Simply phone the Hotline for help.
  2. Arrange for the TREATMENT AND CARE OF RESCUED MONKEYS.
  3. FUND-RAISE for :
    • The cost of treatment of injured animals
    • Other organisations and individual that care for injured monkeys 
    • The cost of our education programs
  1. Partake in as many ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENTS as possible
  2. Attend WILDLIFE/PRIMATE CONSERVATION and POLICY meetings
  3. CAMPAIGN on conservation and animals welfare issues 

05/02/09
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