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Samal Valley Tea Estate
21 April 2017

Happy National Tea Day! Tea is one of the nation’s favourite beverages, with a massive 165 million cups being consumed in the UK each day. But many of us never think about where our brew actually comes from.

Sophie Walbeoffe
21 April 2017

On the evening of 10 May, the Osborne Studio Gallery in Knightsbridge, London, is hosting a private view of work by British artist Sophie Walbeoffe to support Brooke.

Brooke vet Ebony and her horse Francis Albert
13 April 2017

Keen riders will take on the challenge of riding 100 miles in 100 days to raise £100 to help improve the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules and the people who depend on them.

Collecting water during Kenya drought
7 April 2017

Below average rainfall has caused a drought in Kenya early 2017. On Friday 10 February 2017 the Government of Kenya declared the current drought a national disaster.

Loseley Park goody bags
5 April 2017

Brooke has launched Friends of Brooke at a special event at Loseley Park, hosted by Patron Alastair Stewart

President of the congress receiving the animal welfare initiative
31 March 2017

After years of dedicated advocacy work by Brooke’s Guatemalan partners ESAP we are delighted to announce that a new animal welfare law has been passed by the country’s congress. 

VSF Suisse vet examining a horse during a baseline survey in a local market
31 March 2017

Brooke is pleased to announce that as part of our Innovation Fund we have launched a new partnership with Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Suisse (VSF) in South Sudan where we will be introducing the first equine welfare programme in the country.

Dr Naseer Darwish receives training in India
31 March 2017

Afghanistan is a challenging location to work in, but Brooke has been committed to helping the country's 1.7 million working horses and donkeys since 2008. Brooke works in partnership with the Dutch Committee for Afghanistan (DCA), which trains paravets to improve veterinary services for working horses and donkeys. Dr Naseer Darwish, a facilitator at DCA, explains what it’s like to work to improve the welfare of Afghanistan’s equines.

Nostril slitting
31 March 2017

Brooke’s Head of Animal Welfare Capacity, Karen Reed, recalls visit to Afghanistan to see how Brooke is helping reduce nose slitting in villages.

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