About Us

Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a global leader in elephant conservation and one of Africa’s most established wildlife charities. Founded in 1977 by Dame Daphne Sheldrick DBE, it is best known for its pioneering work in the rescue, raising, and rewilding of orphaned elephants and rhinos. Over the years, the SWT has evolved into a multi-dimensional conservation body, tackling the greatest threats facing Kenya's natural world and engaging local communities in the process. It has successfully raised over 320 orphaned elephants, and 19 endangered black rhinos, through its renowned Orphans' Project, while its habitat preservation programs and Anti-Poaching, Aerial Surveillance, and Mobile Veterinary Units secure a future for all manner of wildlife.

In 2004 the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust was incorporated as a charity in England & Wales (registered no: 1103836), for the protection and preservation of wildlife and habitats in East Africa. The UK based charity formed Sheldrick Trading Limited in 2020 - a wholly owned subsidiary of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - which directs its profits to the charity to fulfil its conservation mission.
All sales processed through our online store are handled by Sheldrick Trading Limited and by purchasing items featured, you are playing a direct role in supporting wildlife and habitat conservation. Thank you!
If you have a question about any of our product collections or any order you have placed, you can use the form below to get in touch. To learn more about projects being undertaken to save wild lives and protect habitats in Kenya, please visit the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust website.

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