India

Helping working animals and the communities that rely on them for over 20 years – Brooke India continues to go from strength to strength.  

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At a glance

  • India is the world’s second-most populous country with over 1.38 billion people.
  • It’s home to over 500,000 working horses, donkeys and mules.
  • 21.2% of the population live below the international poverty line.  
  • Brooke has established 3,220 Equine Welfare Groups and helped them to link with social welfare schemes. These groups have developed alternative sources of livelihood and generated funds to further support their equids. We are particularly proud that 2,073 of these groups are for women,  supporting their empowerment in society.

Take a closer look

Each working equine in India supports about six people, but many families who depend on working horses, donkeys and mules for their livelihoods face real problems rearing them.

Equines often become sick due to a lack of proper food and clean water – and the challenging work terrain and climate conditions are severely harsh on these sentient beings. Furthermore, outdated traditional veterinary and farriery practices followed in several parts of the country create substantial animal welfare issues.

Since we were founded in 1992, Brooke India has grown from a mobile ambulance team that provided free treatment to animals who were suffering, to a team that works in partnership with local communities, large organisations and government to raise the profile of working horses, donkeys and mules and the issues they face – and create the lasting change needed to end it for good.

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Annual Reports & Annual audited financials

Geographical Spread

Find out more about our work in India

Tel: +91 120 4151655
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2nd floor, A Block 223-226 Pacific Business Park, Dr Burman Marg Plot no 37/1 Site IV, Sahibabad Industrial Area, Ghaziabad – 201010, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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