Brooke is carefully monitoring how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will affect our work in the coming weeks and months.
Brooke’s mission to improve the worldwide welfare of working horses, donkeys and mules was featured within the latest edition of the prestigious Parliamentary Review, which is distributed to over 500,000 key business executives and policy makers in the UK.
Brooke Ethiopia celebrated the opening of 17 water projects within the Oromia region on 16 March 2020, with an official inauguration.
The challenge, which runs from March to October, calls upon riders across the UK and beyond to get out and hack 100 miles in 100 days and raise £100 for Brooke.
The International Coalition for Working Equids (ICWE) hosted an event at the United Nations Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) in Zimbabwe at the end of February.
Social media stars Teddy the Shetland and This Esme are supporting Brooke’s first ever Donkey Dash on Sunday 12 July at Highfield Farm, the home of the prestigious Wellington Horse Trials in Hook, Hampshire.
On 24 February, the Kenyan government announced a ban on the slaughter of donkeys in Kenya, after being presented with a petition by donkey owners who marched to the Cabinet Secretary’s office.
International animal welfare charities Brooke and The Donkey Sanctuary took their donkey skin trade campaigns to the Queen Sofia Foundation in Madrid Spain last month, alongside a group of Spanish NGOs.
Traditional Chinese medicine manufacturer Dong-E-E-Jiao is reported to have donated over £100,000 worth of ‘Ejiao’ to several Chinese hospitals in a bid to treat and prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus, officially named COVID - 19.
Brooke Ethiopia was named joint best performing Non-Government Organisation (NGO) along with Life Water at this year’s GO NGO Annual Forum Meeting in Shashemene on 30 January, a jump from third place in 2019.