We rescue abused primates, rehabilitate them physically and mentally, and offer them a new life in a social family group
We use behavioural research in order to monitor and improve the well-being of all rescued animals
February 26th is the 20th anniversary of our first rescue. We have been 20 years working for the protection and welfare of primates and this is something to celebrate! And since we can’t meet, we invite you to a special online and live event on Saturday 27th February:Read More
When we thought about how to celebrate our 20th anniversary, it was clear: with you! Because this achievement is a shared success. Because it is together that, since 2001, we have been changing lives. We quickly started to think about how to celebrate it and, among the various surprises we have prepared this Instagram contest.Read More
20 years ago we started rescuing primates at Fundación MONA. And our dear and much admired Dr Jane Goodall sends us her message of affection and congratulations. Many thanks to the friends of the Jane Goodall Institute Spain and to Jane for her always inspiring words.Read More
Most opportunities through the European Solidarity Corps are cross-border volunteering activities. These projects are an excellent opportunity to help where needed, learn new skills, spend time abroad, maybe learn a language – and definitely come back with unforgettable memories. And that is what Margot, Archie and Celia have done, volunteering for one year in MONA thanks30Read More
"Spending a weekend at MONA for your birthday! Why not! At Mona everything is possible , even if it means to travel 1200km! An unforgettible memory thanks to all the team who made us fell part of the family!"
"I'm a big animal lover and this was a dream come true. Two unforgettable days that became one of the most beautiful experiences of my life."
"With this experience I felt the essence and authenticity that our brothers, the nonhuman primates, remind us."
"We spent here 2 wonderful days! We want to thank the MONA-Team for the nice treatment we received and want to congratulate them on their fantastic work. And also “thank you” to the chimps who accepted as very well!"
"Great to see our fellow primates cared for with such meticulous concern for their physical and emotional needs."
Josep said: “It's been the best present I have ever had, thank you Geni, thank you MONA. To love them, doesn´t mean to have them at home… let´s leave them at their place” Geni said: “MONA just gets you emotionally... it seems impossible...”
"It was a real privilege to see the other side of MONA and get hands on experience. I had so much fun here. It has more than affirmed what I already knew; that these chimps are given the best quality of life..."