Animals  Namibia Project #18172

Support for Have A Heart-Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic

by Animal-Kind International Vetted since 2010 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit

Summary

Animal-Kind International's partner in Namibia, Have A Heart-Mobile, travels to under-served areas & provides free s/n surgery for cats & dogs. Fundraising within Namibia usually covers s/n for dogs, but not for cats. That's where AKI comes in. Donations to this project will support s/n of cats. Also, HAH doesn't raise enough money to cover general vet care, yet he mobile clinic provides the only vet care, sometimes for 100s of miles! Donations to this project will fill that gap!

$8,000
total goal
$4,415
remaining
41
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years

Challenge

Namibia is a huge country and transportation between villages, towns, and the country's larger cities is difficult. Very few vets practice in the villages and towns. Most of the people who live in Namibia's villages and towns are extremely poor. Until Have A Heart-Mobile, there was no spay or neuter services in many of the far flung areas of Namibia. Vet care was very basic-if any at all was provided, and vaccinations for pets were extremely difficult to procure.

Solution

AKI partner, Have A Heart-Mobile, travels all over the country w/a focus on Namibia's under-served towns & villages, where there's no other vet care. The mobile clinic is well-equipped to spay/neuter & provide other vet care. However, fundraising within Namibia falls short--it's difficult to raise money for cats & although donations usually cover s/n of dogs, they don't cover general or emergency care for dogs, cats, donkeys & horses. This project will fill those gaps & alleviate much suffering!

Long-Term Impact

This project will provide s/n of as many cats as possible in parts of Namibia that have no permanent vet care. Already HAH-Mobile is seeing a significant difference in the number of unwanted dogs. It will alleviate so much suffering by funding vet care -other than s/n-for all animals brought to the clinic. HAH-Mobile provides Humane Ed alongside vet services, strengthening the animal-human bond & reinforcing the value of animals & the idea that all animals have feelings & deserve respect.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.animal-kind.org
Animal-Kind Int'l homepage
AKI-Namibia page
AKI-Namibia HAH Mobile page

Organization Information

Animal-Kind International

Location: Jemez Springs, New Mexico - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.animal-kind.org
Project Leader:
Karen Menczer
Director
Jemez Springs, New Mexico United States

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