At Sekakoh, we believe that wildlife is a part of our heritage. Therefore, it is our duty to preserve it in order to hand it over to future generations.
We keep this story in the front of our minds so that ecological disasters like these will never happen again. That is why the rhinoceros is our symbol, with its white colour illustrating our grief.
We are a newly established NGO based in Bamenda, Cameroon (North-West Region). Our motto is Living in Harmony with Nature, and we intend to live by it! Sekakoh was created in April 23, 2015 in Bamenda (North-West region of Cameroon) under the Law N°90/053 of 19th December 1990.
It follows the work of the Ellioti Project led by Osiris Doumbé in the NW region of Cameroon (2014-2015). The Project provides evidence of at least seven species of monkeys distributed unevenly in the region, and the presence of chimpanzees in some lowland & montane forests.
OUR EMBLEMATIC ANIMALS
The Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee is endemic to West Cameroon and South-East Nigeria. It is the rarest and least studied subspecies of chimpanzees with less than 6,500 individuals in the wild.
To date, this shy and mostly terrestrial guenon has only been studied in Kilum-Ijim forest (North-West region of Cameroon).
Forever inseparable, forever enemies. This is how the relationship between these two massive river lovers would be best described.
SEE OUR ACTIVITIES
Wild NW Projects
Emblematic animals: chimpanzee, Preuss monkey, putty-nosed monkey, Milne-Edwards's potto, red river hog, great blue turaco
Located in the North Region of Cameroon and home to the giant eland, Kordofan giraffe, lion, savannah elephant, common hippos & Nile crocodile
The Kom forest
Sekakoh’s main site of interest in the NW Region of Cameroon. It is home to the elusive Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee
The Mpem & Djim National Park
We plan to train 02 Common initiative groups (CIGS) in alternative income-generating activities that best suit them.