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Radio show in Ethiopia is Sanctuary's latest welfare initiative

A new radio show on donkey care is being broadcast in Ethiopia as one of The Donkey Sanctuary's latest initiatives to improve donkey welfare in the northern regional state of Tigray.

The weekly five-minute slot, broadcast on the popular regional station Dimtsi Woyane Tigray on Sunday evenings has increased the number of donkey owners attending the Sanctuary’s treatment sessions held at government veterinary clinics within a 100km radius of the region’s capital Mek’ele.

Latest welfare initiative

Birch Vale local to embark on Italian trek to aid donkeys

A busy orthodontist from Birch Vale in High Peak, Derbyshire will soon embark on a sponsored walking challenge in northern Italy in aid of abandoned, cruelly treated and neglected donkeys.

Ros Howarth is taking part in the Cinque Terre Challenge from 18th to 25th April, an event organised by The Donkey Sanctuary in Devon, which also has a Derbyshire Centre based in Flagg near Buxton.