Last month, Brooke Pakistan provided food rations to 1000 working horses, donkeys and mules across Peshawar, Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Multan and Karachi, as communities continue to feel the harsh economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Brooke has launched a new ‘How To’ guide for people writing or updating their Will, specifically giving helpful information on how to do so whilst also adhering to current social distancing guidelines. It’s included with a whole host of other useful information on Will writing, available on the Brooke website.
The Kenyan media has reported that the ban on the donkey skin trade, achieved earlier this year, has been effectively lifted just four months after being announced.
Brooke has launched a brand new TV advert to coincide with its Covid-19 Emergency Appeal. Created during the UK lockdown, the ad is made up of entirely pre-existing footage and is voiced by a Brooke employee.
To achieve change, we must stand up for one another.
This April, Brooke Pakistan teamed up with the Aman Foundation to provide equine owning communities with 450 bottles (100ml) of hand sanitiser to help protect them from Coronavirus.
Harry Bignell, Brooke's Global External Affairs Officer, blogs on World Environment Day about Brooke's collaborative work in brick kilns
Dozens of Brooke supporters stepped up to take part in the 2.6 Challenge in April, raising a total of just under £12,000 to help working horses, donkeys and mules around the world.
This spring, Pakistani women from equine owning communities in the district of Faisalabad put their stitching skills to good use by creating 500 face masks to help protect their communities from Covid-19.
As Coronavirus cases and deaths rise in Afghanistan, Brooke, through its partner DCA (Dutch Committee for Afghanistan), has ensured that equine-owning communities continue to receive vital support and advice on how to keep themselves and their animals safe.