Friends of the Orangutans (FOTO) was founded in 2012 by its current Director, Upreshpal Singh, and is a registered Malaysian orangutan NGO. We focus to support orangutans on two fronts, captive and wild.

We also seek to increase public awareness of the plight of orangutans in Malaysia and to get locals involved in our team to help preserve Malaysian orangutans.

Our work in Malaysia has revealed mismanagement of captive orangutans while those in the wild face huge challenges for survival, especially from the palm oil industry.

If you have questions or are a passionate Malaysian looking to volunteer with FOTO, do not hesitate to contact us, you will be working with a highly dedicated & passionate and well focused group in Friends of the Orangutans.

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