Founded by renowned ethologist and conservationist Jane Goodall, the Jane Goodall Institute is a global organisation that empowers people to make a difference for all living things.

This holiday, give a gift that makes a difference

JGI Membership and Guardian programme are a wonderful gift to give this holiday season. Your gift will help us to continue the amazing work Dr Jane Goodall has started.

Our shop (proceeds support the work of JGI UK) also has donation suggestions and unique Chimpanzee themed gifts.

JGI Projects and Programmes

The Jane Goodall Institute's projects in Africa are groundbreaking and globally renowned for effectively helping local people take charge of the conservation and development of their own communities, and also help the chimpanzees who they live alongside.

Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodalll's Roots & Shoots is our global education programme for young people, empowering them to become involved in hands-on projects to benefit their local community, animals and the environment we all share.  In the UK Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots groups are now active in over 1,600 schools. 

A day in the life of Tchimpounga sanctuary in the Republic of Congo

Watch this wonderful video for a true understanding of life for the chimpanzee orphans and their carers at Tchimpounga sanctuary in the Republic of Congo.