The Donkey Sanctuary supports projects in many African countries, sharing expertise, training harness makers and vets and improving donkey welfare.
The Donkey Sanctuary attends Animal Welfare Conference in Kenya
The Donkey Sanctuary attended the second Africa Animal Welfare Conference (AAW) in Nairobi, Kenya this week, the focus of which was ‘People, Animals and Planet: One Health, One Welfare.’
An ambassador for kindness
Meet Larry the dinosaur, who has travelled from The Donkey Sanctuary in Devon to South Africa in order to be an animal welfare ambassador.
Conference applauds Zimbabwe’s 'strong position' against skin trade
International animal welfare charities The Donkey Sanctuary and SPANA, who are leading efforts to draw worldwide attention to the trade in donkey skins, have funded and addressed a one-day discussion conference in Zimbabwe.
Branching out for donkeys in Tanzania
Community projects around the world are showing us that it is vital to involve local people when it comes to improving donkey welfare in the long-term.
Urgent food appeal for donkeys in Tanzania
2,500 malnourished donkeys in Tanzania urgently need your help. Despite signs of the rains returning soon, the donkeys do not have enough food as plants are not growing.
Ghana urged to enforce ban on slaughter and export of skins
The Donkey Sanctuary, which is leading the efforts to draw worldwide attention to the trade in donkey skins for the use in traditional Chinese remedies, is in Ghana with Ghana SPCA to urge law enforcement bodies to immediately enforce the ban on the slaughter and export of donkey skins that was passed at the beginning of the year.
Breakthrough in a long-held dream
International Harness Consultant Chris Garrett discusses cart-making projects in Africa and why training people in their own countries is so vitally important.
Crisis talks on Namibia’s donkey population
New research released this week by The Donkey Sanctuary reveals that the trade in donkey skins for use in traditional Chinese remedies is placing Namibia’s working donkey populations at risk.
Uganda bans donkey skin trade
Uganda has become the latest country to protect its working donkey population by banning the trade in donkey skins in a strongly-worded statement. The move has been applauded by The Donkey Sanctuary which has been leading efforts to halt the trade.