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

Rafiki

Male

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Current age

3 years

Date of Birth

01 July 2019

Reason Orphaned

Human-Wildlife Conflict

Mageno

Male

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Current age

16 months

Date of Birth

18 May 2021

Reason Orphaned

Drought related

Nyambeni

Female

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Current age

8 months

Date of Birth

01 February 2022

Reason Orphaned

Stuck in ditch

Protecting Our Home

Narrated by Angela Sheldrick, this film is an ode to the legacy we have created over the last 45 years: Protecting habitats and providing a family for creatures that have lost their own.

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.

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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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