THE POLE POLE FOUNDATION
29 years protecting gorillas in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Photo: The Earthshot Prize
Our Project Partners
The work we do would not be possible without the ongoing support of our Project Partners. No matter how big or small, their regular contributions mean that we can plan ahead and budget accordingly. If you are interested in working with us, please get in touch.
To learn more about our partners, simply click on the logos.
Forever Cornwall Unique Retreats is a holiday agency based in Falmouth, UK.
They have offset the carbon footprint of all their property portfolio by funding the planting of trees with us since 2017.
They now also fund community projects.
8 Billion Trees is a company based in Nevada, USA. They fund blocks of tree planting with us as part of their mission to 'heal the planet and conserve wildlife'.
Based in London, UK, Wild Frontiers Adventure Travel specialise in organising trips to 'difficult' destinations.
They have run trips to see the gorillas in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park, guided by our very own John Kahekwa, since autumn 2017.
If you would like to pay us a visit, they have a couple of tour options on their website.
International tourism funds our Community Tourism project.
The Eating Gorilla Cafe in Wales, UK, fundraises for POPOF by selling menu items and its own 'Be More Gorilla' merchandise. Soon, they hope to start selling items made by our artisans in the DRC. Money raised pays for tree planting as well as projects which support our Vegan Club eg mushroom growing and fruit tree cultivation.
Sara is a Naturopathic Doctor based in Leamington Spa, UK, but who works with patients all over the world online.
Sara donates to plant 160 trees for every new referral she gets.
So if you contact her, don't forget to mention
the Pole Pole Foundation!
Tunza Games is an ethical company that creates fun and educational board games about conservation, and donates a share of revenues to four partner charities, one of which is POPOF.
'Conservation Crisis' - take control of a wildlife reserve and save an endangered species from extinction. In doing so you encounter various hazards including poachers. The everyday problems of real conservation are taught in a fun way which aims to get everyone engaged in, and understanding better, the real world of Conservation.
You can download the app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store, and you can purchase the boardgames from Amazon (UK) here.
AFRICA 2030 is based in Israel and fundraises for projects. They have been instrumental in raising money for the construction of the spirulina centre at Miti-Mululu and continue to focus on the health of the local communities.
JustSpirulina is a humanitarian non-profit enterprise that seeks to improve the daily nutritional intake - particularly of children - in communities in need through the growth and distribution of Spirulina.
Due to its unique nutritional composition just a small quantity of Spirulina is enough to turn around an individual's nutritional status.
Spirulina is available to the privileged around the world, JustSpirulina is working to make it available to those who really need it in a manner that will establish local, self-reliant expertise and leadership.
The DEAR Foundation helps people in need, particularly women and children.
The DEAR Foundation does this by supporting humanitarian projects, administered by NGOs throughout the world.
The DEAR Foundation is financially independent, but will be pleased to accept individual donations, bequests and contributions from charities. This enables the foundation to provide even more help.
The headquarters of The DEAR Foundation are located in Switzerland. It operates very efficiently with a small team, and accompanies and checks each of the projects it supports on location. 100% of the donations are injected into the projects.
Tanglewood Foundation was created to provide funding for various conservation & education projects around the world. Focusing on Wildlife Conservation Projects in Central and Southern Africa, as well as New Zealand and producing educational films & documentaries worldwide.