The Value of Our Work
Saving gorillas is an important mission, but the value of this work is even more far reaching. Our holistic conservation efforts help people, communities, forests and whole ecosystems, so that we can all thrive together.
Adopt a Gorilla
Adopt a gorilla and get to know Kundurwanda, Iyambere, Umugwaneza and other gorillas we protect. In addition to other benefits of adoption, you will receive a quarterly update on your adopted gorilla from our field staff. Adoption makes a perfect gift for any occasion, and it is a simple way to ensure the survival of these magnificent creatures.
You can easily set up a fundraising page with us, and then begin inviting your friends and family to support the Fossey Fund. This is a fun and simple way to welcome new friends to gorilla conservation.
Other Ways to Help
Besides making a one-time donation to help save gorillas, there are many options: Find out how you can help.
Dian Fossey Gorilla Expeditions
Travel to Rwanda with Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund staff on an exclusive expedition to meet Dian Fossey’s Gorillas. Trek mountain gorillas in the misty forest that is home to more than half of the almost 900 remaining mountain gorillas in the wild.
Careers with the Fossey Fund
Interested in working with the world’s leading gorilla conservation organization? Read about the latest job postings and intern opportunities with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International.