Noble Gorilla Foundation
Sustaining the habitats of mountain gorillas and the homes and hearts of Ugandan coffee communities
Noble Gorilla Foundation supports coffee communities and wildlife rangers who protect endangered gorillas in southwest Uganda. Our gorilla highlands coffee farming communities border the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Park, UNESCO-designated world gorilla habitats.
We are proud to carry out our mission with our partner, Gorilla Highlands Coffee. Gorilla Highlands Coffee strives to grow the best organic coffee, support family-owned farms, and protect mountain gorillas. Previously, poaching and habitat destruction, both driven by poverty, were the root causes of declines in the gorilla population in southwest Uganda. Gorilla Highlands Coffee has been pivotal in reversing the decline. People who relied on poaching and harvesting crops and materials from the gorilla forest habitats are now the social enterprise's farmers. Learn more about our partnership and the coffee here.
Protectors of Mountain Gorillas
We work toward safeguarding mountain gorilla habitats. The Bwindi-Sarambwe mountain gorilla population has grown to 459. The global count now stands at 1,063 (UWA, 2019). We want to prevent killings like this of our noble gorillas.