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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.

20 March 2017

On Tuesday 14 March, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of a report put forward by MEP Julie Girling that outlined a demand for improved welfare standards for seven million horses, donkeys and mules.

8 March 2017

It’s International Women’s Day on 8 March and to celebrate we are sharing a heart-warming video showing the life changing work of one woman, teacher and leader of the Kiamanyeki Primary School Donkey Care Club in Kenya, Monicah Gichira.

3 March 2017

Global working horse and donkey charity Brooke has today launched an appeal to save vulnerable donkeys living in drought stricken Kenya.

13 February 2017

13 February is World Radio Day. A day dedicated to the celebration of the wonder of radio.

For many of us the concept of a life without radio is inconceivable, it would mean not listening to the latest songs, our regular programmes or our favourite DJs but in developing countries a radio can be a lifeline and a crucial way of implementing change.

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