Helping Elephants


Project description

Asian elephants are an honored part of Thailand’s culture. Though still an integral element of the workforce, too often in busy urban areas are mistreated and abused by “mahouts” (elephant handlers). The Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation created in 2005 a safe haven for abused or sick elephants by taking them off the streets of Bangkok and also providing training and employment for their handlers.The foundation currently supports several projects to protect elephants and their habitat in different countries of the region.

This project contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda

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South East Asia / Thailand / Chiang Rai

Reached by river boat amid Thailand’s exotic bamboo jungles, the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle is situated on a hill of Chiang Rai, where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Burma converge: that’s why the region is well known as the Golden T...

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