To protect Indian Wildlife, conserve habitat, and create alternative and sustainable livelihoods for communities dependent on wildlife.
Work and Achievements
Wildlife SOS is an international organisation working since 1995 to protect India’s wildlife, conserving habitat and biodiversity, conducting research and creating alternative and sustainable livelihoods for erstwhile communities or those dependent on wildlife for sustenance.
Through our work, we build knowledge and understanding about wildlife conservation and help develop skills and values in people to motivate them to care for our vast wildlife, some vulnerable species on the verge of extinction.
- Rescued 600+ Sloth bears and ended the ‘Dancing Bears’ tradition in India in 2009.
- Wildlife SOS run India’s first Elephant Hospital in Mathura
- Largest Sloth Bear rescue centre in world.
- We run a 24X7 helpline in Delhi-NCR, Agra, and Vadodara.
- Wildlife SOS works with state forest departments, local communities and other organisations in twelve states across the country.
- Over 3000 families have become economically self-sufficient through the Kalandar community rehabilitation program
- We have rescued over 25 Asian Elephants.
- Our centres: Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh and the Ch. Surinder Singh Elephant Rehabilitation Centre in Ban Santour, Haryana.
- We also have four Sloth Bear rescue centres across India – Agra Bear Rescue Facility, Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Centre, Van Vihar Bear Rescue Facility, and Purulia Bear Rescue Centre.
- Besides these centres we also look after a Leopard rescue centre in Maharashtra and two centres for Moon Bears in Jammu and Kashmir.
Moreover we work with birds, civet cats, deer, snakes, monitor lizards and other wildlife. We hope to create awareness about wildlife and biodiversity in India and to build compassion towards wild animals.
Fund Utilisation Statement
The funds raised by Wildlife SOS will be utilised for long-term care and treatment of all animals in our care.