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Gharry horses drinking outside Brooke-built shelter, Halaba, Ethiopia
20 June 2017

In her job as Brooke’s Community Engagement Advisor, Melissa Liszewski sees Brooke’s work with horses in Ethiopia first hand. Here is an update from Africa.

Farrier Omar Fane working in Sokone town, Senegal
1 June 2017

Omar Fane, 51, from the market town of Sokone, Senegal became a farrier at 14 when his father taught him the traditional methods of farriery. Brooke has been working with Omar for two years, training him on safer and more welfare-friendly trimming techniques.

Ablaye Cor with his horse in Badoudou Village, Senegal
1 June 2017

Brooke, with the help of partner UGAN, has employed a Community Change Agent (known as a Relay) in Badoudou Village, Senegal to run community training sessions on topics including provision of shelter and hoof care.

Hannah Russell and her mini Shetland Little Alf
1 June 2017

Successful North Yorkshire author Hannah Russell and her miniature Shetland pony, internet sensation Little Alf, are heading to Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show to help Brooke raise awareness of the charity’s work with vulnerable horses, donkeys and mules overseas.

Donkeys enjoying maize shoots
4 May 2017

We are pleased to announce that Brooke’s Innovation Fund is re-launching. After a successful first year that saw Brooke fund nine projects across the developing world and in the UK, we are starting to see the positive results and the lessons that trialling new approaches to equine welfare can bring.

24 April 2017

It’s been over 140 years since the first phone call was made by Alexander Bell so it is easy to see how the humble telephone can nowadays be taken for granted.

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.