and Mission?

The BOS Foundation Vision

“The realization of Bornean orangutan and habitat conservation with the community’s participation”

The BOS Foundation Mission


Accelerating the release of Bornean orangutans from ex-situ to in-situlocations


Promoting the participation of and partnership with all stakeholders


Encouraging the protection of Bornean orangutans and their habitat Increasing the empowerment of communities surrounding orangutan habitat


Strengthening institutional capacity


Supporting research and education activities for the conservation of Bornean orangutans and their habitat

what we do


Rescue, rehabilitation and reintroduction of orangutans and other protected species (sun bears), obtaining governmental permissions and approvals for reintroduction sites, translocation activities and post-release and translocation monitoring

Funding sustainability

Funding sustainability, including fundraising and fund management

Orangutan Habitat

Orangutan habitat conservation, comprising management of wild orangutan habitat in the Mawas Area, Central Kalimantan, management of translocation and reintroduction sites, management of orangutan and sun bear conservation areas and facilitation of Best Management Practices (BMP) of orangutan habitat within other land-uses

Involvement and empowerment

Involvement and empowerment of local communities, enhanced communication and publications, cooperation with stakeholders, conservation related research and outreach education and encouraging the improvement of relevant legislation


Organisational management and strengthening management systems
BOSF Working Area

Where We Work

BOSF Media Channel