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Fri, November 23, 2012

Goma Office Re-Opens

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November 23, 2012

Goma Office Re-Opens

Our office in Goma, DR Congo, re-opened yesterday, as businesses there begin to resume some normal operations. With the border open again, our top staff from Congo plan soon to join our weekly meeting at our Karisoke headquarters in Musanze, Rwanda.

Throughout this crisis in Congo, our operations there have remained in place in all locations, and we continue to pursue our planned objectives. We plan to have several Grauer’s gorilla patrols in December, and continue to provide round-the-clock caregivers for two rescued orphan Grauer’s gorillas in Rumangabo since their arrival in September, and for another rescued gorilla in Kinigi. At the GRACE gorilla rescue center near Kasugho, we continue normal operations.

We are grateful to our donors and other supporters who have provided us with funds to strengthen, equip and supply our teams on the ground with upgraded communications and other supplies needed to weather these kinds of crises.

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