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.
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.
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.
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.
U.K. equine welfare charities Brooke, The Donkey Sanctuary, SPANA and World Horse Welfare today announce their first formal coalition.
Global working horse and donkey charity Brooke has today launched an appeal to save vulnerable donkeys living in drought stricken Kenya.
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.
This April veterinary surgeons, Carolyne Crowe and Brian Faulkner, are running an astonishing 10 marathons in 10 days, in extreme locations across the British Isles, to raise money for a cause close to their hearts, Brooke – Action for working horses and donkeys.
Head of Evidence and Research, Melissa Upjohn, and Senior Welfare Advisor, Kimberly Wells, identify the challenges in obtaining informed consent in low- and low-middle-income countries.
On February 2 Brooke hosted their #ProudToBeBrooke Supporter Day, an event inviting the charity’s friends and ambassadors to share in our recent success and hear about our upcoming plans to help find solutions to major issues facing donkeys, horses and mules.