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This appeal page has now expired. Very many thanks for all your donations.

*We are still urgently raising fund for our work in Borneo. Please visit World Land Trust's New Orang-utan Appeal*


Because of the world demand for Palm Oil, the forests of Borneo are disappearing before our eyes. This is bad news for Orang-utans and the other wildlife, including Pygmy Elephant, Malayan Sun-bears and Proboscis Monkey that depend on these forests for their survival.  It is thought that Orang-utan populations have halved over the last 20 years and they are now seriously threatened with extinction.

To find out more about the Orang-utan Appeal and receive project updates go to the World Land Trust website: http://www.worldlandtrust.org/projects/malaysia.htm .

For donations of £25 or more we’ll be delighted to send a pdf certificate recording your donation. To request your certificate please e-mail info@worldlandtrust.org quoting the Justgiving donation reference number that appears on your confirmation e-mail. To make a gift donation on behalf of somebody else to the Orang-utan Appeal please call the WLT office on +44 (0) 1986 874422.

This is a new, urgent appeal
, following on from the first Orang-utan Appeal of 2008, which successfully raised the £343,000 needed to purchase and protect 222 acres (90 ha) of forest in Kinabatangan.In a bid to save a vital area of forest, WLT is working with local partner organisation in Borneo, LEAP Conservancy. We urgently need to raise funds for the purchase and protection of forest habitat for Orang-utans and other wildlife in the Kinabatangan area of Malaysian Borneo.

Thank you to everyone who has supported our Orang-utan Appeals so far and please keep up your support to save more Orang-utans for the future.

Help spread the word: Join the Orang-utan Appeal Cause on Facebook and MySpace.

Raising money for

World Land Trust

World Land Trust

Charity Registration No. 1001291

WLT is an international conservation organisation that takes action to save rainforest and other wildlife habitats. Supported by Sir David Attenborough and working with local organisations in Central and South America, Asia and Africa, WLT has helped protect over 500,000 acres of wildlife habitats.

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Happy Anniversary Iona

Donation by Elizabeth Cowan on 20/08/10

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

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How could we make more people donate?

Donation by Imre SALLAY on 09/08/10

£104.00

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Happy Anniversary Suzie

Donation by Iain on 22/05/10

£75.00

+ £21.15 Gift Aid

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Orangs are so special, it would be tragic to lose them

Donation by Mary on 22/04/10

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Please help save the orang utan

Donation by Cathy on 02/03/10

£25.00

+ £7.05 Gift Aid

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Happy St. David's Day

Donation by Lizzie on 01/03/10

£300.00

+ £84.62 Gift Aid

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Donation by Tracy on 16/01/10

£25.00

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For a better world.

Donation by Susanna on 29/12/09

£25.00

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It is our duty to help, isn't it?

Donation by Imre SALLAY on 11/12/09

£100.00

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Happy St. Andrew's Day

Donation by Lee on 30/11/09

£200.00

+ £56.41 Gift Aid

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A little bit late - anyway- Happy Birthday, Solveig

Donation by Elisabeth on 25/11/09

Donation by Mary Hujber on 22/11/09

£25.00

Donation by Sarah Phillips on 20/11/09

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

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I am so grateful for World Land Trust. keep up the good work.

Donation by Nour Fetyani on 16/11/09

£200.00

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Donation by Pauline Reeve on 15/11/09

£15.00

+ £4.23 Gift Aid

Donation by Lyn Sales on 14/11/09

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

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Hope you soon achieve your target. What better way to spend money at Christmas.

Donation by Langstroth on 10/11/09

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Best wishes, Solveig. Thanks for a memorable party.

Donation by Cecile Pierce on 09/11/09

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Congratulations to Solveig. Happy to support such a good cause.

Donation by Hans B on 07/11/09

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Happy birthday, Solveig !

Donation by Tomas & Liesbeth on 07/11/09

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monty this is for our children. love ya nx

Donation by naomi monteith on 06/11/09

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Happy Birthday Solveig

Donation by Christiane,David,Susanna & Connor Fitzsimmons on 06/11/09

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Happy Birthday Solveig. We hope lots of trees will be saved in honour of the day. Rosi & Bill

Donation by Rosi MorganBarry on 04/11/09

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

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Donation by gerry on 30/10/09

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

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for Rachel, with love from John, Divya, Tom and Ayesha

Donation by John Nicholls on 27/10/09

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£8,621.48
  • Offline donations£61,828.59
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£70,450.07
  • Gift Aid£1,512.21

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