Research by Brooke has identified the vital link between the welfare of cart donkeys working in waste management in Pakistan and the livelihoods of their owners.
Brooke is supporting local services to tackle an outbreak of a fast-spreading disease among donkeys across West Africa.
Brooke has announced Huufe as its official tracking app for MyHackathon 2019.
Brooke West Africa marked the opening of a new equine shelter in Mekhe, Senegal on 27 December 2018. The shelter, which is close to the local market will provide owners and working horses, donkeys and mules with vital shade and water.
Bestselling Yorkshire children’s author Hannah Russell is taking on the Simplyhealth Great North Run on Sunday 8 September to raise funds for Brooke.
International animal welfare charity Brooke raised £2000 thanks to donations from theatregoers during the Sunderland Empire Theatre leg of the War Horse UK tour, which ran from 6 to 23 February.
An estimated 100 million working horses, donkeys and mules contribute to the livelihoods of many poor communities around the world. Yet, their contribution does not receive the same recognition as other livestock in policies and programmes. Furthermore, gaps in education and training of animal health practitioners and lack of awareness of good welfare practices amongst equine owners mean that all over the world equids suffer unnecessarily.
Famous equestrians including YouTuber This Esme and Brooke Ambassadors Charlotte Dujardin and Richard Waygood are supporting the return of Brooke’s MyHackathon fundraising challenge, running from March to October 2019.
Brooke is deeply concerned about donkeys in Africa being stolen and abused for their hides.
International animal welfare charity Brooke raised over £13,000 as official chosen charity at Olympia, The London International Horse Show in December 2018.