How we made a big difference in the past year.

  • 100

    100+

    Roots & Shoots groups active globally
  • 20

    20

    villages partnered to build clinics and implement a region wide vaccination program
  • 18400

    18400

    people living along a wildlife corridor gained access to clean water
  • 130

    130+

    chimpanzees cared for at our sanctuary in the Republic of Congo

"What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." - Dr. Jane Goodall

Who We Are

Our Work

Community Conservation

Success in protecting the habitat for chimpanzees in Africa starts at the community level.
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Protecting Chimpanzees

We recognize the urgent need to protect all chimpanzees, especially those that have been injured or orphaned.
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Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Through hands-on learning Roots & Shoots equips young people to become agents of community change.
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Photo credit, Dr. Goodall: Norman Jean Roy/TrunkArchive