Animals are suffering because of the extreme work they do to support communities
Every day, defenceless working donkeys, horses, camels, oxen and elephants endure long hours in what must be the world’s worst and most dangerous workplaces.
In fact, more than 200 million working animals do the jobs of trucks, tractors and taxis in extreme conditions, supporting entire families and communities.
In Mali, donkeys spend 12 hours a day trudging up and down towering piles of dirty, rotting rubbish containing deadly bacteria and hazardous sharp objects. With their owners, their job is to transport heavy loads of rubbish to the dump for a meagre wage.
But working in a rubbish dump can – and does – kill donkeys in Mali. Working donkeys often collapse from starvation and dehydration. Desperately hungry, others resort to eating cardboard, rotting waste and plastic bags.
By supporting SPANA, you can help working animals facing extreme conditions, like donkeys who work in the rubbish dumps of Mali.
Will you please help treat working animals that are suffering simply because of the dangerous job they do?