Category: Testimonials

15

Nov2018

Chasen Stephenson

My life has been forever changed and I am utterly grateful to have been humbled by those (both human and elephant) around me. Use this time to learn, grow, and adapt to the world around you. If you are open enough, the elephants will teach you a great deal about ... Read More
November 15, 2018Maud Bonato

03

Aug2018

Liney Mahl

The great thing about this place is that you are doing a lot of different things everyday so you will never get bored. You are obvious doing the observations of the elephants and that’s really cool but you also collect dung from the elephants, collect the data, photo project and ... Read More
August 3, 2018Maud Bonato

03

Aug2018

Ke and Nina Krausenbaum

One of the most wonderful moments here was the morning when I had to do Boma observation outside with the Milky Way above me and the ellies in front of me. Everything was so clear and calm, just wonderful.
August 3, 2018Maud Bonato

23

Jun2018

Dr Elaine Yarbrough

I had not expected that these big creatures could have such distinctive personalities. The matriarch, the leader who is big, steady, and teacher to the younger ones.
June 23, 2018Maud Bonato

23

Jun2018

Jo Davies

The experience here is very unique, and the first captive Elephant project I have done, and it’s awesome. The love and care for these Elephants from all staff is amazing. The bond the Guides have with the Elephants is apparent to see, and something I will never forget.
June 23, 2018Maud Bonato

23

Jun2018

Anna Donnerstag

The people here and the place feels like a second home for me now, I am just happy that I had the chance to make so many new friends from all over the world, human and animals.
June 23, 2018Maud Bonato

28

May2018

Sara Larca

The staff and supervisors were warm and friendly and made us feel comfortable and appreciated from the very beginning. As time went on I realised how knowledgeable and fun they were as well.
May 28, 2018Maud Bonato

27

May2018

Sunita Randhawa

Volunteering with AERU has been a life changing experience that has taught me a lot about myself and given me the opportunity to do things I’d never have done before...
May 27, 2018Maud Bonato

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May2018

Denise Deutschendorf

One of the best moments here were the Christmas Party for the elephants! We had made for all elephants a cake and on the next day all of us had the pleasure to feed the cakes to the elephants.
May 27, 2018Maud Bonato

11

May2018

Aliyah Zweig

I hold a warning for future volunteers: Be prepared to get dirty, it’s not always an easy job but it’s incredibly rewarding and if you let the experience be all that it can be, it will change your life.
May 11, 2018Maud Bonato