- Experience the joy of knowing someone else's life has been improved because YOU were there.
- Partner with others who understand that a better world begins with changing a single life.
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Have you always wanted to work up close and personal with elephants? Would you love to work for the greater good of elephants? Elephants have always been an integral part of the Thai culture. Sadly, the situation of these majestic creatures look bleak as they are being captured to be used for illegal logging activities. These poor elephants are also being used a tools for earning money through begging and animal tourism. The quality of life is very poor for these elephants. They are constantly overworked, underfed and suffer beating and other forms of abuse.
In this program, you will work in the Elephant village of Surin and help restore human-elephant relationship, and promote elephant welfare. Most of the elephants you will work with are old, wounded and sick. You will provide care to the elephants under the guidance of experienced elephant handlers. You will assist with tasks such as preparing meals, feeding, cleaning enclosures, providing medication, grooming, bathing and exercising the elephants.By joining this program, you will make a huge difference in the lives of the elephants who are in desperate need of help. You will help ease their suffering and enable them to live peaceful lives. The awareness you raise will protect the elephants from slavery, cruelty and endangerment and prevent such harmful activities. You will also get a unique experience as you work closely with these gentle creatures and make a positive impact in their lives.