Save Elephant Foundation is a Thai non–profit organization dedicated to providing care and assistance to Thailand’s captive elephant population through a multifaceted approach involving local community outreach, rescue and rehabilitation programs, and educational ecotourism operations.
Each of their flagship projects is aimed at accomplishing that mission, as well as working towards these goals:
To expand self-sustaining eco-tourism operations that benefit local communities and ecosystems
To better incorporate efforts into local communities and to ensure their benefit through the NGO’s continuing operation
To become a leader in the field of Asian elephant research through academic outreach and education programs
To create practical, positive reinforcement based elephant training and rehabilitation programs
To establish an international volunteer community that raises awareness to issues facing the Asian elephant
To more fully integrate with the global conservation community to facilitate dynamic cross-cultural networking
Learn more about the founder of Save Elephant Foundation, Lek Chailert, and how Ecoflix Founder—David B. Casselman—met this legendary “elephant whisperer” – Lek Chailert: When the Lawyer met the Elephant Whisperer.