Like much of the world, Kenya imposed strict lockdown measures in March to combat the spread of Covid-19, meaning that Brooke East Africa had to get resourceful to ensure that equine owning communities still received support.
This summer, TV broadcaster and long-time Brooke supporter Jan Leeming is urging the public to show off their gardens and home produce to help working horses, donkeys and mules and the families who depend on them for their livelihoods.
Millions of animal mad Brits are getting so close to their pets that they are treating them just like humans, a survey by Brooke has shown.
Women from over 100 equine welfare groups across Ahmednagar, Fatehpur and Uttar Pradesh in India have stepped up to produce over 20,000 cloth face masks for their communities as it’s reported the country has now recorded over one million cases of Coronavirus.
On 10 July 2020, Brooke and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Senegal to the United Nations (UN), held a side event at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), hosted by the UN.
This month, Brooke’s supporters voted to crown Megan, Jessica and Yashitha as winners of the Adult (18 and over), Teen (12-17) and Under 12 categories in the first ever DonkaDoodle Art Competition.
Brooke and The Worshipful Company of Farriers (WCF) have announced today that they will work together on the charity’s Global Farriery Project.
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.