The Numbers: The Orangutan Foundation

The figures behind the charity that works to preserve orangutans, other primates and their habitats

The Orangutan Foundation
The Orangutan Foundation

£593k - The charity's income in the year ending December 2011, compared with £618,000 in the previous year

£45k - The cost of generating voluntary income. The charity raised £322,000, giving it a fundraising ratio of 14p in the pound. The previous year's ratio was 12p in the pound

£173k - Free reserves at year-end, equal to about four months' expenditure. Its target was to hold reserves equal to six months' expenditure

£60k - No employee was paid more than this

£209k - The EC grant the charity received to run an operation in the Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve in Borneo

2 - The number of pages The Times newspaper devoted to the work done by one of its trustee, the author Sir Terry Pratchett, to help orangutans.

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