Founded in 2000, Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari (YEL, Foundation for Sustainable Ecosystem) is a non-profit organisation focused on environmental issues and support in community development, especially those living adjacent to conservation areas.
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) a collaborative to increase the survivability of the Sumatran orangutan through activities focusing mainly in confiscation, quarantine, socialization and reintroduction of orangutan previously held illegally as pet.
YEL’s Education Division particularly targets communities living around conservation areas through its Outreach and Education Mobile Unit Programme and through an environmental education facility, the Environmental Education Centre Bohorok, in Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra.
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