Category Archives: Claudine André

Claudine André receives the MUANA MBOKA award

August 9, 2015

Last month in Kinshasa, Claudine was awarded the MUANA MBOKA trophy for excellence. This award is aimed to reward and promote those who succeed in a broad range of disciplines and literally translates as “Child of the village”. In Claudine’s absence the award was accepted by Fanny Minesi, Director of programs for the ABC and […]


A new bus for the Lola Staff!

October 6, 2013

Take a look at Lola ya Bonobo’s new staff bus, entirely decorated in scenes of bonobos and the rainforest! Like our very fist bus back in 2002, the bus is starting back up with its educational job on its daily drive through the city of Kinshasa all the way to Lola ya Bonobo! A huge […]


Pierrot Mbonzo – Newly appointed Dierctor at Lola

June 7, 2013

The appointment of Mr Pierrot Mbonzo as the Director of ‘Lola ya Bonobo’ has been announced. With evident pleasure, Madame Claudine Andre, the founding President, gave the news to all staff, sanctuary personnel and the management group of the ABC Association Committee at their monthly meeting.  Having worked together for over ten years at Lola ya Bonobo, Pierrot […]


We wish you a very happy New Year!

January 7, 2013

Watch Lola ya bonobo on CNN CNN’s Inside Africa released three pieces on Lola ya bonobo this week-end, featuring ABC Founder and President Ms. Claudine Andre, ABC’s Director of conservation and reintroduction Suzy Kwetuenda, and Friends of bonobos’ grant manager Lisa Pharoah.   You can view the documentaries by clicking on the links below.  Sit back and enjoy! […]