Hope for Elephants

Hope for Elephants

Things are looking up for the Asian elephant as another elephant camp changes their ways, casts aside the hooks and embraces a life of freedom and love for their elephants. Hope for Elephants is one of the most recent projects…

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Care for Elephants

Care for Elephants

Building trust with elephants can be a long difficult process, especially when they have spent their lives being controlled by humans. With continuous love and care, we hope to show our elephants that they are now safe and no longer…

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Sunshine for Elephants

Sunshine for Elephants

A nearby elephant came that previously provided elephant riding and trekking has now agreed to take a new approach to animal conservation and allow their elephants to live in a more natural environment, rather than being ridden everyday. We are…

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Karen Elephant Experience

Karen Elephant Experience

For more than 20 years, Karen tribes have rented their elephants to Elephant Camps. After the ban of logging in Thailand in 1989, the Karen tribes lost their sources of income as were forced to lease out their elephants. After…

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Elephant Haven

Elephant Haven

Here at Save Elephant Foundation we have been waiting patiently and hopefully for years for this transition to begin... At last, the waiting is over! The most recent development is a very exciting one, with one of the biggest elephant…

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Elephant Nature Park

Elephant Nature Park

Beyond the concrete jungle of Chiang Mai, Thailand, lies an entirely different jungle. A real jungle where lush, tree-covered mountains are home to numerous species of animals. Within this jungle is a special place -- Elephant Nature Park (ENP). Unlike…

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Pamper a Pachyderm

Pamper a Pachyderm

Pamper a Pachyderm, a cooperative project with local elephant camp owner, Muoy Khamwichia, is offered maximum of 10 people per day. Visitors to Muoy’s camp get to spend intimate time with an elephant, learning about the animal, watching her eat,…

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Surin Project

Surin Project

The Surin Project is a unique and innovative concept aimed at improving the living conditions of captive Asian elephants by providing economic sustainability for their owners through responsible volunteer tourism. We work alongside the Gwi community in the Surin Elephant…

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Journey to Freedom

Journey to Freedom

Started in 2010, the Journey to Freedom project has grown into a nearly independent sanctuary for Asian elephants managed and maintained by Karen people. Their long history of working with elephants used to be centered around the logging industry. While…

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Dog Rescue Project

Dog Rescue Project

Although dogs and elephants may not find themselves sharing the same space in the wild, the Save Elephant Foundation provides a loving home for both species at Elephant Nature Park. ENP Dogs began as a result of catastrophic floods in…

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Elephant Sanctuary Cambodia

Elephant Sanctuary Cambodia

The Save Elephant Foundation is working within the Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary to protect and conserve 1 million acres of jungle habitat, approximately one hour north of Angkor Wat. The project spans 25,000 acres and aims to protect the land and…

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Myanmar

Myanmar

For our founder, Sangduen “Lek” Chailert, nothing happens overnight. In this case, her work and perseverance spanned nearly two decades, visiting Myanmar, speaking with elephant owners/caretakers (mahouts), government officials, military personnel, villagers and more. Finally, she was able to see…

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Forest Restoration

Forest Restoration

Habitat destruction is the most pressing issue facing the Asian elephant population: a 2011 study by Conservation International listed the Indo – Burma Forest Hotspot, which includes Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Burma, as the most threatened in the world.…

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Thailand Cares

Thailand Cares

Thailand Cares aims to support local hill tribe communities of northern Thailand by improving all aspects of everyday life. The project provides opportunities for children to go to school, for women to have accessible daycare for their infants, for local…

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