Best known for our work to protect elephants, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT) operates the most successful orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in the world. But we do much more than this.

Rescued orphans that can be adopted

Kinyei

Female

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Current age

2 years

Date of Birth

28 June 2018

Reason Orphaned

Human-Wildlife Conflict

Kindani

Female

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Current age

2 years

Date of Birth

20 March 2018

Reason Orphaned

Human-Wildlife Conflict

Bondeni

Male

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Current age

21 months

Date of Birth

31 January 2019

Reason Orphaned

Human-Wildlife Conflict

We embrace all measures that complement the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife including anti-poaching, safe guarding the natural environment, enhancing community awareness and providing veterinary assistance to animals in need.

Latest News

The rescue of Kinyei

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Aerial Surveillance Report for October 2020

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for October 2020

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SWT 2020: Saving Wild Lives - Securing Wild Spaces

Best known for the rescue and rehabilitation of orphaned elephants and rhinos, SWT 2020, narrated by Angela Sheldrick, takes you on a journey into the heart of our lifesaving conservation work.

How you can help

There is so much more we can do to protect wildlife and you do not have to travel to Kenya to make a difference.

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Adopt an Orphan

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Gift-in-kind Donations

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The Orphans Sculpture

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