Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Coco’s Animal Welfare Makes an Impact in Playa del Carmen Communities

During the first quarter, our partners Coco’s Animal Welfare, had a massive impact on the region’s animals. This amazing team managed to complete 943 sterilisation surgeries, divided into 514 dogs and 429 cats in their permanent Spay and Neuter Campaign. Here is an overview of what was achieved: The Outreach Program supports communities around Playa del Carmen by providing free …

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Donation Report: Supporting Coastal Jaguar Conservation

We have recently donated £1250 to our local partners, the Coastal Jaguar Conservation (CJC). We are supporting CJC’s with their invaluable research in the Tortuguero area. They are also very involved in the dissemination of information about jaguar conservation in Costa Rica. The funds will be used to enhance the jaguar research work done on …

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Donation Report: Shark and Ray Sustainable Tourism

This is the first guide of its kind! It provides comprehensive and practical guidance on best practice for shark and ray tourist outlets. Project AWARE let us know that they planned on creating a guide for best practices for Shark & Ray Sustainable Tourism. We decided to raise funds and support the initiative by contributing to the …

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The 48 hour Jungle Sleep Out for the Thailand Elephants!

For 2 nights, volunteers and staff took part in our annual Sleep Out Challenge in order to raise funds for The GVI Trust. These funds are used to help support 3 of our elephants to continue living naturally in the forest. Helping to return more elephants to the forest is one of the long term …

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Donation Report: Another 6 Months of Dog Therapy in Mexico

For the past 18 months, we have supported the Playa del Carmen Integral Care Centre (CEAO) with the necessary funds so that they can provide their students with assisted dog therapy. This therapy involves supporting a person with a disability using a specially trained dog. It is an integral process where the dog fulfils certain functions which stimulate the …

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Protect the threatened White Rhino in South Africa

Rhino poaching is currently at a crisis point. By the end of 2015, the number of African rhinos killed by poachers had increased for the sixth year in a row with at least 1,338 rhinos killed by poachers across Africa in 2015 with the vast majority of these poaching incidents occurring in South Africa. If …

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