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

Lemeki

Female

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Current age

3 years

Date of Birth

12 March 2018

Reason Orphaned

Flood related

Rama

Male

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Current age

3 years

Date of Birth

08 November 2017

Reason Orphaned

Unknown

Kinyei

Female

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Current age

2 years

Date of Birth

28 June 2018

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

Maisha and Nabulu move to Ithumba

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Kiasa, Kiombo and Maktao move to Umani

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Aerial Surveillance Report for April 2021

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Journey into the heart of our conservation work

With interconnected projects across Kenya, our teams and our partners work across Kenya with a common purpose: Saving Wild Lives - Securing Wild Spaces.

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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