In the first year of our activity, 2014, The Elephant Society was supporting three major charities which had a focus in protecting the population of elephants and rhinos in East Africa. These charities were:
In the year 2016, we aim to further expand our horizons. Continuing our mission of education and raising awareness against the damage caused by the illegal ivory trade, both in Hong Kong and East Africa, The Elephant Society will be putting on two weeks of education events in Hong Kong and Singapore with a particular aim at students. This year we will be encouraging them to take part in their own fundraising events for our partner charities. We are proud to announce that in 2016 we will be repeating our fundraising Annual Gala Ball in Hong Kong.
We will again be supporting
An East Africa based organisation that collaborates with local communities to protect wildlife and wild parks, including one of the greatest populations of elephants left in East Africa.
Based in Kenya, the DSWT have a very successful orphan project where they rescue baby elephants that have been orphaned due to acts of poaching where they foster them until they are ready for rehabilitation back into wild herds.
Located 225km out of Nairobi, Ol Jogi aims to provide a sanctuary for all manner of African wildlife species. It prides itself on maintaining a natural true to earth feel as well as seamless integration of humans and wildlife.