Entering September, the level of enforcement of restrictions on community activities in our area has been lowered and has begun to be relaxed. This is in line with vaccinations, which are quite intense in some places. All employees at WRC Jogja have also undergone complete vaccinations. We hope that with this vaccination, we can prevent the spread of the virus, which is still ongoing around the world. We also do this as a preventative measure for the animals we care for here.
Not only employees, but our interns also have to have at least one vaccination requirement. This September, there was one student from the interior design program at the Indonesian Art Institute who learned about animal enclosures. Later, he will make a design for his final project.
Again, the Foundation is not able to provide full salaries to employees. This happens because there are no activities that can support the operational costs of the animals in this center. Nevertheless, we continue to do our job for the sake of healthy animals.
The adoption program in September was carried out by AB Conservation, which adopted three of our Binturongs for a one-year adoption period. We are also running a genetic research program on binturong. In addition to donations for animals, this animal adoption program is one of our mainstay programs so that the center can continue to run.
This year we participated again in Giving Day for Apes. It is basically a fundraising competition event held by Mighty Cause ft. Global Federation of Animal Sanctuary. We have a target of $6,000 to raise. The fund will later be used to cover ape husbandry in the WRC. If you don’t mind, please help us share this information with your friends, colleagues, and families, or you can directly support us by making donations. Any amount will be appreciated. The link to our page is provided below:
We are very blessed to be surrounded by kind people who have pure hearts and a passion for wildlife and conservation. Thank you for all the kinds of support and donations that have been given. Always be healthy and happy!