MONA UK is the UK branch of The Mona Foundation which provides sanctuary for rescued chimpanzees, and other primates, where they can live out their lives in the most natural environment possible. The primates in our care have all been rescued from abusive or unsuitable situations. Many from the pet trade or entertainment industries where they are likely to have lived through extremely traumatic events like seeing their family killed or suffering physical abuse. MONA aims to rehabilitate these animals, and as they cannot be returned to the wild, provide them with lifetime care and support.

Fundación MONA – Primate Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Spain


“We work for the welfare of primates”. The Mona Foundation is a non profit organization, registered with the Department of Justice of the Generalitat de Catalunya which ensures that all foundations use their funds to achieve their goals…”

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Please check Mona’s video by our friends Rachel Collingwood and directed by her husband Andrew Sutton |

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what we do

“We give them a second chance and a life free of pain and abuse”. We provide our primates a curative, nurturing, and restorative environment in a group of their own kind within a spacious and natural enclosure. We strive to give them the type of life they should have had in the wild, giving them back their dignity they so much deserve…”

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