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.
On Sunday 2 February, British dressage rider Alice Oppenheimer opened the doors of Headmore Stud and Livery to this year’s Brooke London Marathon runners for a day of training and fundraising tips.
Brooke has published its first ever Research Review, giving key insights into the charity's research processes, achievements and learnings for 2019.
As the worst swarms of locusts in 25 years continue to threaten food supplies in parts of East Africa, the Middle East and Asia, donkey owners in Kenya have been desperately trying to protect their animals from biting flies, using human clothes to offer protection.
Travel Association ABTA has updated its Animal Welfare Guidelines Manual with guidance from Brooke regarding the welfare of horses, donkeys and mules in tourist destinations.
Earlier this year, Brooke's Ambassador - Youth Focus travelled to Kenya to see our vital work in the country.
Equestrian YouTuber This Esme, famous for her horsey videos and vlogs, has been announced as Brooke’s new Ambassador, with a focus on inspiring young people to get involved with the charity.