Working animals are the backbone of rural life in Zambia – used for everything from agricultural tasks to transportation. Find out how we’re providing vital veterinary care to donkeys, horses and cattle in need of our help, and teaching animal welfare lessons to children.
Zambia at a glance
Population: 19.5 million
Area: 752,617 square km
Location: Southern Africa
Capital city: Lusaka
Estimated number of working animals (including cattle): 3,821,070
Number of mobile veterinary clinics: One
Number of working animals treated in 2022: 927
Number of children receiving humane education in 2022: 104
Our work in Zambia
In Zambia, our vets are helping sick and injured donkeys, horses and cattle in desperate need – providing them with lifesaving veterinary treatment.
To improve the welfare of animals in communities, we’re also providing animal welfare classes for children. Our education team in Zambia teaches the next generation of animal owners about practical care and helps them to develop an understanding about the needs of animals, so that they will grow up to become champions for the welfare of working animals.