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Our Brochure

Our printed brochure contains all information about our Sanctuary as well as ways to get involved and make donations. Please click here to view an online version of the brochure.

How it all began

In 2001 Dr Johan & Annemarie van Zijl of McGregor village in the Western Cape of South Africa responded to a request from the SPCA to provide shelter for two badly neglected donkeys. Read more.

What we do

The Sanctuary provides a permanent home and loving care to destitute, rescued donkeys, we assist with rehabilitaion of donkeys elsewhere and we provide education & training.
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How we operate

Our Vision - Promoting the welfare and status of donkeys through a culture of caring - our mission is to achieve our vision, more information about the Sanctuary, the board, finances etc.
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Support Eseltjiesrus

Every donation helps us to improve the facilities, expand our support and rehabilitation of donkeys elsewhere and work towards a more caring culture in our society.

About Us

Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary provides a permanent refuge for abused, neglected and elderly donkeys.

Tel - +27 (0) 23 625 1593

Fax - +27 (0) 86 614 7777

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