Category: Orangutan Information Centre

International Women Day: The Strong Women of OIC
March 9, 2018March 9, 2018
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International Women Day: The Strong Women of OIC

Today is #International Women Day! It is the perfect women to introduce our strong women that empower our team for all of this time.   Fransisca Arianti Ningsih – Deputy Director   Working in OIC for more than 4 years now, Fransisca shows her dedication and love to all of the team. She is the...

OIC ENGAGES STRONGER RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES LIVING AROUND THE LEUSER ECOSYSTEM
January 13, 2018January 18, 2018
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OIC ENGAGES STRONGER RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES LIVING AROUND THE LEUSER ECOSYSTEM

We begin our conservation plan by listening to local communities Local communities play important role in succeeding our conservation programme. Thus, listening to what the main issues and obstacles that they face on a daily basis and put it into our strategic conservation programme is significant to ensure the sustainability of our project. Last week...

OIC’s Booth in North Sumatran Conservation Expo
November 29, 2017November 29, 2017
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OIC’s Booth in North Sumatran Conservation Expo

As one of the conservation NGOs in North Sumatera, OIC always tries our best to share the conservation issues to the public. We believe that educating people is one of the important keys to the conservation success. Last week, OIC took parts of the Conservation Expo in Lapangan Merdeka, Medan – North Sumatera. This expo...

PWB Sumatran Class Partnering with OIC
November 27, 2017November 27, 2017
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PWB Sumatran Class Partnering with OIC

Photographers Without Borders (PWB) Sumatran class workshop is one of PWB’s regular workshop that give the participants a chance to not only learning from a master photography but also give back to OIC as the partner.   This November was the second class of 2017. 9 talented photographers came to this eyes opening trip. They...

Photography Training for OIC staff
November 24, 2017November 24, 2017
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Photography Training for OIC staff

Photographers Without Borders (PWB)  is the leading community of storytellers building capacity for grassroots initiative worldwide.  OIC is very lucky as one of the NGOs that have been supported by PWB for almost 2 years. PWB is not only supporting OIC programme by providing the amazing pictures to be used as OIC’s campaign but also...

Isolated in Plantation, a Female Orangutan Translocated into Safety in Leuser Forest
October 29, 2017October 29, 2017
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Isolated in Plantation, a Female Orangutan Translocated into Safety in Leuser Forest

Our HOCRU team together with Gunung Leuser National Park and BKSDA North Sumatra authorities rescued a female orangutan isolated in a small rubber plantation that is surrounded by oil palm plantation on Friday, 20/10/17.     This plantation is located in Sei Serdang village, Langkat, North Sumatra, about 5 km away from Leuser forests, not...

New Hope, New Life for Mona
October 18, 2017October 18, 2017
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New Hope, New Life for Mona

Our HOCRU team together with Gunung Leuser National Park authority, BKSDA Aceh, Aceh Barat Daya Police had just confiscated a young female orangutan in Matai Village, Blang Pidie Subdistrict, Aceh Barat Daya district, today (10/10/017). The orangutan, named Mona, is estimated 3 years old.   Mona was kept by a high rangking police officer in...

HOCRU Team Rescued an Orangutan Baby in the Dark of the Night
October 10, 2017October 11, 2017
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HOCRU Team Rescued an Orangutan Baby in the Dark of the Night

A joint team of BKSDA Aceh, HOCRU team of OIC and FKL team, rescued a 10-month-old orangutan baby in Jambo Keupok village Kota Bahagia Subdistrict, South Aceh district – Aceh province tonight on Sunday, 8/10/017. This female orangutan baby was claimed to be found by a local farmer on his land. Unfortunately, she was found...

Second Chance at Life for Monik, a 4 Years Old Orangutan
September 26, 2017October 6, 2017
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Second Chance at Life for Monik, a 4 Years Old Orangutan

A female orangutan baby, estimated 4 years old, was rescued on Monday (18/09/017) by a rescue team consisting of BKSDA Aceh, OIC, and KPH 3 Aceh.   Monik, so the orangutan was named, was found by a member of the Mobile Brigade Police Force in Aramiah, East Aceh. After keeping Monik in a cage for...

OIC’s Orangutan International Day Celebration!
September 19, 2017September 20, 2017
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OIC’s Orangutan International Day Celebration!

Every year, 19 August is celebrated as the orangutan international day. This day is set as part of the efforts to promote the orangutan conservation worldwide. OIC conducted an event to celebrate the day. The event was called “Asa untuk orangutan” (Hope for Orangutan that consisted of some competition for children. Coloring and drawing picture...

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