Two Mauritanian donkeys
Two Mauritanian donkeys

Success stories

Young girl with horse foal in Tunisia

A family check-up

A horse and her foal aren’t forgotten in rural Tunisia

A SPANA funded mobile clinic vehicle in Rajasthan, India

SPANA soothes a sore camel

Assaram’s flock of camels had already been devastated by disease. When one of his remaining camels, Deepak, became sick again, he turned to SPANA for...

A Kurdish herder and his donkey at a mobile clinic

Heroic Arman gets the help he deserves

After Arman the donkey helped his owners to start a new life in Kurdistan, SPANA was there to make sure he got the care he...

A newborn foal’s swollen leg

Horses like Ayata and her foal are a vital form of transport in rural Tunisia. Read how SPANA came to the aid of the foal,...

SPANA vets treat EZL wounds in Ethiopia

Kojo is rescued from the brink of a devastating infection

A serious illness threatens the future of a hardworking horse in Ethiopia. Read how SPANA vets were able to diagnosis one of the biggest killers...

Case study, Mobilise Dec 2019

SPANA vets break a cycle of suffering for Seydou

Hundreds of donkeys work pulling heavy loads up and down the dangerous rubbish dumps of Bamako, Mali. For one animal, the strain of the work had resulted...

Man and his camel

Arjun’s medical reboot

When a mighty camel lost his strength, expert assistance rushed to his side.

A boy looks after his family's horse, Costa Rica

Taking pride in Costa Rica’s horses

For many children who grow up in rural Costa Rica, horses are so ubiquitous that they often go unnoticed. But SPANA-funded welfare classes encourage children to...

Saber the horse is treated for itchy eyes in Tunisia

Saber is healed in the blink of an eye

Saber was brought to our mobile clinic in Tunisia with severely itchy eyes and painful wounds. Read how SPANA came to the rescue to alleviate...

A SPANA vet treats a donkey in Tunisia

SPANA soothes Melik’s wounds

Our mobile clinic in Tunisia travels hundreds of miles every week to treat working animals in remote villages. Read how they helped Melik recover...

Mali rubbish and donkeys

Kadi gets help just in time

Struggling under a particularly heavy load, Kadi collapsed – overcome by dehydration, hunger and exhaustion. Read how SPANA vets rushed to the rescue.

Donkey's face

Kadin’s back on the road to recovery

Hardworking Kadin pulls heavy loads along Saharan roads every day. But painful back wounds were beginning to slow him down. 

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