American Fondouk Newsletter/Volume 1/Issue 1/Summer 2024

American Fondouk Newsletter/Volume 1/Issue 1/Summer 2024

Every day, with every animal we treat, I am thankful for you. Friends like you, giving generously, make possible everything that happens here at the American Fondouk. You’re bringing help and healing to working animals with illnesses and injuries, and you’re sustaining the families who depend so completely on them, for their very survival, every single day. So I thank you sincerely.

Three Donkeys

Three Donkeys

When new life comes into the world, it’s cause for celebration! But when that birth is difficult … when the newborn is at risk … when a mother is lost … that beautiful day becomes a heartbreaking tragedy. Not only in the human realm. In the animal world as well.

Kamal

Kamal

Like so many people here in North Africa, Kamal depends on his mule for his livelihood. But his mule fell ill … seriously ill … and from the moment he arrived with her here at the American Fondouk, it was clear that this would take time.

Amira

Amira

It started small and simple … but it quickly grew into huge and complicated — a disaster. One mare bites another on the neck. It happens occasionally. It’s typically not a serious situation. But Amira, the elderly “auntie” (age 20), didn’t heal from her wound.

American Fondouk Newsletter/Volume 1/Issue 1/Summer 2023

American Fondouk Newsletter/Volume 1/Issue 1/Summer 2023

Gratitude… That’s my primary emotion, by far, after my first year as Director at the American Fondouk.What amazing experiences! It has been an incredibly rewarding journey. Let me highlight some of the memorable moments, especially the achievements that you’ve made possible, through your generous support.

EMERGENCY INTERVENTION

EMERGENCY INTERVENTION

In a crisis … WILL WE BE READY? A freak accident — a mule stabbed, and close to death — but compassion, generosity, and great love for animals … our supporters helped saved him. And maybe even saved his owner’s life. It was a remote corner of Morocco. A man I’ll call Amal, living in […]

For a faithful working animal … too much care is never ENOUGH!

For a faithful working animal … too much care is never ENOUGH!

The love our supporters have for animals … their compassion, their generosity … is making such a beautiful difference in Morocco! They are helping us provide care for working animals over the course of their entire lives. From birth to death — through sickness and health — their heart is there. I am so grateful. […]