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Exhausted and starving, animals working on Mali’s rubbish dumps resort to eating plastic bags, cardboard and rusting metal.
Donkeys straining under back-breaking loads, weary heads hanging as they trudge through the mud and rubbish: this is the living hell of Mali’s rubbish dumps.
Carting away tonnes of waste from homes and businesses is how their owners earn a meagre living, so there is no time to rest for man or beast – and very little food to go around. These weighed down and weary animals are so desperate they’ll eat anything.
But you can help them.
Your gift could turn a miserable existence into a better life.
Our vets really are amazing and their regular visits to Bamako’s rubbish dumps have made a huge difference. The working life of an animal used to be just six months –
So please, if you can, help us make life better for the working animals of Bamako’s rubbish dumps: