The IJG is a global non-profit organization founded by Dr. Jane Goodall in 1977, present in 30 countries and since 2007 in Spain as well. The IJG Spain team develops research and conservation programs for wild chimpanzees in Senegal, as well as sustainable development and environmental education with the local community. In Congo, the IJGE supports the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in Tchimpounga, with 160 individuals rescued.
VOLUNTEERING IN SENEGAL: they are unique opportunities to learn and to help in a thriving project promoted from Spain, to receive an invaluable training in the field , much more complete than what can be learned in a classroom, and at the same time to be part of A task force that has spent years struggling with very few resources for the conservation of chimpanzees and the education and sustainable development of local communities. The IJG Spain project in Senegal has been in the area for more than 8 years, making a big impact thanks to a very committed team working in conditions not always easy. However, the volunteers who have participated in the project have been very satisfied and proud of what has been done, And in many cases have decided to prolong their stay and remain part of the team.