The Donkey Sanctuary's projects and campaigns in India, Nepal and China range from owner support to tackling the brick kiln industry.
Working with Animal Nepal to help donkeys hit by coronavirus pandemic
We joined forces with Animal Nepal to provide urgent food and relief supplies to labourers and their working donkeys and mules after they were left stranded in the brick kilns of Nepal in the wake of the pandemic. Find out more here.
Urgent action to halt African Horse Sickness in Thailand
The International Coalition of Working Equids (ICWE) has responded to an outbreak of African Horse Sickness in Thailand by offering support for working equids and their owners.
UK charities give a voice to working equines in Asia Pacific region
Leading animal welfare charities recently came together in Bali, Indonesia, to support governments in improving the welfare of working equids in the Asia Pacific region.
Relief for desperate donkeys in Indian floods
When devastating floods hit Maharashtra State in India, thousands of donkeys were left in need of emergency care. Thankfully, The Donkey Sanctuary has funded a local charity to provide support to the disaster-stricken donkeys.
New technology leads understanding of working donkeys on a global scale
From its headquarters in the small seaside town of Sidmouth, Devon, The Donkey Sanctuary has developed ground breaking methods of tracking and understanding the lives of working donkeys all over the world.
Pakistan halts new plan to export donkeys
Earlier this year, the Livestock Development division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province announced plans to ‘farm’ and export 80,000 donkeys to China within three years. This week, media reports from Pakistan revealed that objections have meant that the project is now shelved.
Charity coalition unite to tackle global working equid welfare
The International Coalition of Working Equids (ICWE), made up of Brooke, The Donkey Sanctuary, SPANA and World Horse Welfare, came together for a workshop as part of the 7th Pan Commonwealth Veterinary Conference held in Bangalore, India.
Nepal brick kilns workshop targets lasting change for donkeys
The Donkey Sanctuary has co-hosted a South Asia regional workshop in Nepal on animal welfare, child and bonded labour and the environment in brick kilns.
Charities put equine health on the agenda at China talks
The Donkey Sanctuary and World Horse Welfare are in Beijing this week for animal welfare talks, with equine health specifically on the agenda for the first time at such an event in China.