At the heart of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s conservation activities is the Orphans’ Project, which has achieved world-wide acclaim through its hugely successful elephant and rhino rescue and rehabilitation program. To date, the DSWT has successfully hand-raised over 150 infant elephants and has accomplished a long-term conservation priority by effectively reintegrating the orphans back into the wild herds of Tsavo, claiming many healthy wild-born calves from former-orphaned elephants raised in our care.
The Keepers and stockade staff at Nairobi, Voi and Ithumba all need hearty meals to continue their on-going care of all of the orphans. This gift is a wonderful way to reward them and to let them know..
When we fly in to collect a rescued elephant orphan there are always a number of people at the scene who have done brave, often very hot and hard work, playing a vital part in the safe rescue of the..
Green clay is a natural remedy used to treat numerous wounds and injuries. This special clay has strong healing properties and is a vital treatment used by the DSWT keepers in the Orphans'..
The Elephant Keepers are working in harsh conditions in Nairobi and particularly in Tsavo, and a sun hat provides vital protection against the harsh equatorial sun.
Along with the milk bottles, teats are a small yet invaluable item always in demand.
The Nairobi, Ithumba and Voi Stockades all need a constant supply of milk bottles to feed all of the orphans.