Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - Instagram - Community Voices
"If you're fortunate to get close to elephants in their natural environment, you will pause on the spot. Something in you just feels like you're in the presence of a very special creature."
The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust operates an orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in East Africa. It relies on revenue from wildlife tourism to fund their mission and since mid-March the organization has seen a decrease in funding due to COVID-19.
“So we thought, let’s take the elephants to them. Let’s put them in everyone’s living room.”
Using Instagram Live, the organization has been able to raise funds to help provide food for elephants, fuel for anti-poaching teams and supply fire fighting missions that threaten habitats.
Learn more about Sheldrick Wildlife Trust on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SheldrickTrust/ and Instagram: https://www.facebook.com/SheldrickTrust