SPANA’s centre in Mauritania opened in 2001 and the huge demand for our services ever since shows just how much it was desperately needed.
SPANA’s chief executive Jeremy Hulme talks about the situation in Mali and the impact it has had on the Mauritanian refugee camp in Mbera.Find out more
Under a blazing desert sun, donkeys work to deliver water to the people of Nouakchott - but not enough animals are getting a drink… until nowFind out more
It’s amazing the way some people ignore their animals – I suppose it happens here in the UK as well.Find out more
Why do working animals suffer? Education is key to animal welfare.Find out more
There are many reasons a working animal can suffer. Poor fitting harnessing and equipment can cause terrible wounds as this case demonstrates. Is this cruelty and what can SPANA do?Find out more
Mauritania in west Africa is one of the poorest countries in the world and many of the people living there rely on animals to do the jobs of trucks, tractors and taxis.Find out more