What we've done already.
SU4E works directly with the mahouts, (elephant caretakers) who are among the poorest in Nepalese society. We aim both to improve their living conditions and to increase their knowledge about the needs of elephants and the care they need. By working in this way, directly with the community, SU4E hopes to bring about a gradual change in current methods and to design a future without elephant exploitation.
Mahouts in Nepal are now at the bottom of the social ladder, abused and underpaid, due to the traditional caste system. At the SU4E HOME, in addition to a better salary, they are also provided with life and health insurance, as well as contributions being made regularly towards the school fees of their children.
Since 2014, SU4E has been helping the mahouts working in the village by providing them clothes, free haircuts and shaving coupons, emergency help for their families... restoring a sense of self respect.
Actions for 2021.
In 2021, SU4E will continue to help the mahouts of the village as in previous years. If you want to participate in this action, just click on the button below!
By helping the mahouts, you are helping the elephants!