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Introduction

SlothRehabCentre

Help us build a center where our sloths recuperate before being released into Suriname's jungle!

The Green Heritage Fund Suriname was established in October 2005 and is a charitable nonprofit. The Foundation was established because we were of the opinion that the image of Lucia (Bradypus tridactylus) could not be used commercially, and that we could only do so through a non-profit charity that would reinvest all earnings in programmes that would help improve the fate of animals. Thus, the Foundation's first programme is the Xenarthra Programme. The second and perhaps more well known initiative of the Foundation is the Dolphin Programme. In 2005 a group of friends began to make regular trips in the Suriname River Estuary stopping at the beach of Braamspunt. Over time these outings developed into a regular research and monitoring activity. They also helped to encourage dolphin tourism which yields benefits for the local community.

 Adopt a sloth

On average we receive one sloth per week, which animal is released in nature as soon as possible in case he is found to be healthy and fit. You can help us to continue doing our work by adopting a sloth.

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