Colobus Conservation Limited is a conservation organisation designed to promote the conservation, preservation and protection of primates like the nationally threatened Angolan colobus monkey (Colobus angolensis palliatus) and its coastal forest habitat in southeastern Kenya. The organisation was established in 1997 in response to an outcry from local residents about the high number of deaths of colobus monkeys on the Diani Beach road.

Now, many years later, Colobus Conservation has numerous projects concentrating on research and solutions for human/primate conflicts including animal welfare, biological/ecological research, community development and education, forest protection and enrichment and eco-tourism awareness program.

To promote, in close co-operation with other organisations and local communities, the conservation, preservation and protection of primates, in particular, the Angolan colobus monkey (Colobus angolensis palliatus) and its associated coastal forest habitat in Kenya.

Conserve and protect the Angolan colobus and its habitat in Kenya;
Inspire interest and participation in primate and environmental conservation;
Promote the welfare of primates and to reduce the impact of human development on the environment in Diani and southeastern Kenya;
Further, understand the Diani primate species and their conservation;
Respond and deliver a high-quality primate rescue and rehabilitation service;
Be a considerate employer through training and fair wage structure, to be self-funding, producing high-quality valuable work and to be transparent.
Colobus Conservation Limited is a Kenyan registered, not for profit company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital.


Eco- volunteer with Colobus Conservation in Kenya

From 2 Weeks

From $690

Eco-volunteer programme is tailored for individuals wishing to gain practical experience in the field of primate and ecological conservation, or who just want to help a good cause. You will become involved in feeding and cleaning the monkeys in rehabilitation, hand rearing orphaned animals, de-snari...


Research Intern with Colobus Conservation in Kenya

6 months


Research Intern Programme is aimed at individuals who are looking for a research site in which to conduct academic research at Masters level or above. Researchers working independently of Universities are also welcome. We also have a number of long-term research projects for which we are always recr...