This is Jacob. He works at Limbe Wildlife Center in Cameroon.
He is 60 years old and has devoted the last 22 years of his life to the 250 animals at the center.
Last week, he was walking to work and was struck by a motorcycle. He was left unconscious at the side of the road.
He was taken to hospital and it was discovered that he has a devastating break to his femur. He needs immediate care to prevent his leg from being amputated and to ensure he doesn’t get an infection.
Jacob desperately wants to get back to work to see the animals that he loves, but without help it will not be possible. After everything he has given and risked for these animals in the current political climate in Cameroon, we believe he deserves all the care possible.
The animals at Limbe are some of the world’s most endangered and include the Western Lowland Gorilla (critically endangered), Central and Nigeria-Cameroon Chimpanzee, Drill, Preuss Monkey, and the African Grey Parrot. They specialize in rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing animals back in to the wild.
Jacob has been head of construction there for many, many years and ensures that every animal in their care is safe and has a habitat that enriches their lives. Please pledge a small amount for Jacob’s medical care. We only need $2,000 to get him immediate help.
If you cannot donate, but want to send a message of support please email your get well message to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will pass it on to him.