Thank you for supporting SOS this year

Thank you for supporting SOS this year

Here are our favourite good news stories from 2020. Habitat restoration As some of OIC’s restoration staff live on-site all year round, they were able to continue working during Sumatra’s COVID19 lockdowns, planting 132,856 seedlings and restoring over 228 hectares of...
Orangutans spotted at Cinta Raja III Restoration site

Orangutans spotted at Cinta Raja III Restoration site

Orangutans have been spotted this week at Cinta Raja III, one of the restoration sites we fund in Sumatra. While monitoring tree growth at the site, Restoration Manager Rio spotted this female orangutan and her baby eating fruit in one of the trees above him. Just a...
Ecotourism hand in hand with forest management

Ecotourism hand in hand with forest management

Mchakama is a village located 65 km from Kilwa Masoko town, it takes about 90 minutes by car to reach the village. The village also can be reached through motorcycle and bicycle from Mavuji junction. The majority of the village members are smallholder farmers...
Drink tea to plant trees

Drink tea to plant trees

SOS is delighted to share that their friends at Reforest Tea have just launched a deliciously spicy Reforest Chai Tea. For the rest of 2020, all profits from the sale of this tea will support SOS’s reforestation projects in Sumatra. Reforest Tea is an independent...
Primary School club addressing the threat of the environment

Primary School club addressing the threat of the environment

Forests represent a lifeline for the millions of poor Tanzanians living in rural areas, where they rely on forest products for fuel, food, income, and other uses. Despite this, forest destruction in the country is happening at an alarming rate of 400,000 hectares per...