From its base at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, Partners in Conservation (PIC) raises money to benefit both conservation and humanitarian projects in Rwanda, DR Congo, and the U.S. PIC funds the salaries of several of our African veterinarians.
Terra Incognita EcoTours is Gorilla Doctors' recommended tour company for Rwanda travel. Gerard "Ged" Caddick founded Terra Incognita in 2004 and has led trips for the World Wildlife Fund, National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian, and the American Museum of Natural History as well as many groups. Ged leads 8-day Rwanda ecotours several times per year, with the trips including dinner and visits with the Gorilla Doctors. Custom trips are also available. A portion of the trip cost is donated to Gorilla Doctors.
Journeys Discovering Africa is a boutique tour operator running bespoke and small-group gorilla trekking safaris for a select clientele to East Africa. They frequently encourage clients visiting Rwanda to meet the Gorilla Doctors veterinary team to learn more about our vital work, and for every person traveling on one of their Rwanda safaris they make a donation to Gorilla Doctors.
Gearing up for Gorillas was founded in 2005 to support the conservation of the mountain gorillas of Virunga National Park, DRC, including the mountain gorilla orphans. The organization has provided the Gorilla Doctors with lots of “gear” over the years, such as waterproof clothing, toys for the orphans, and medical equipment.
World Primate Safaris specializes in gorilla safaris, orangutan safaris, chimpanzee safaris and lemur safaris combined with other wildlife and cultural aspects of each destination. As part of its Rwanda gorilla tours, World Primate Safaris brings clients to Gorilla Doctors headquarters in Musanze to tour the facilities and meet with the veterinarians. Each group makes a donation to Gorilla Doctors.
This book written for children ages 9 to 12 was named an American Library Association Notable Book and a National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade Book, and is the winner of the Flora Stiglitz Straus Nonfiction Award and the ASPCA Henry Bergh Award. Kirkus Reviews says: "This is a fascinating look into the work of the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project. Illustrated with stunning photographs, it is a stellar example of children's nonfiction." You can order "Gorilla Doctors" from your favorite online bookseller. Half of all royalties are donated to Gorilla Doctors.