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Bonobo looking outward at Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary

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bonobo riding on back of caregiver at Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary

Give monthly, and you'll become part of The Fellowship, a passionate community invested in saving bonobos for the long haul. 

Bonobo using tool at Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary

Run a race, donate your birthday, host a dinner party – the options are endless! Be a Bonobo Champ! 

Baby bonobo resting on surrogate mother at Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary

Help the next generation of bonobos with your IRA, retirement plan, life insurance policy or annuity. Contact us at to donate!


When you sponsor a bonobo, you ensure their health, welfare, and safety for an entire year.

Mother and baby bonobo at Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary

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Your gift of stock can be a smart tax decision for you and also have a lasting impact for bonobos. Contact us at to donate!


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Baby bonobo smiling at Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary

Designate a percentage or a specific amount of your estate to support the work of Friends of Bonobos. Email us at for help.

Baby bonobo hold hands at Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary

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Please make your personal check payable to Friends of Bonobos-US and mail it to:

PO Box 2652

Durham, NC 27715 US


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Friends of Bonobos|Lola ya Bonobo-US is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN: 20-0347301). We value accountability and transparency. When you give to Friends of Bonobos you can be confident that your donation is making a difference.

Bonobo standing on a tree in DR Congo
"This is a serious, ambitious, and empathetic organization that helps one of our closest relatives to survive and thrive. By supporting this organization monthly, I support my own identity and well-being as well.
​Because a world with bonobos is a world full of hope. I am grateful for all their work and wonderful results!"

Maria, donor

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