Help Us Care for Endangered Elephants.

Roaming the grounds at the STEF Veterinary Centre. 

How can You  help?

The vital work we do cannot be achieved without your support. So please, join us on our journey and help give the endangered elephants of Thailand a brighter future.

  • One off Donations

    • Can help cover the cost of a bottle of Vitamin C tablets which are vital for baby elephants immune systems, to protect them from the deadly EEHV virus
    • Can help cover the cost of wound cleaning supplies and hot massage oil
    • Can help cover the cost of blood supplement tablets
    • Can help cover the cost of vital equipment such as needles, swabs, gauze, syringes etc
    • will help fund the STEF mobile clinic, enabling our dedicated vets to travel to elephants in need that cannot be transported to our Veterinary Centre in Khok Kloi, Thailand.
    • will help to pay a vet’s salary, ensuring top-notch medical care for the endangered elephants of Thailand.
  • Recurring Donations

    • would help to keep the hospital well supplied with elephant feed, medications and dressings to ensure that any patient at the STEF veterinary centre can be treated whenever the need arises.
    • would help to keep the STEF mobile vet clinic on the road all year round, reaching and treating elephants in remote areas of Southern Thailand
    • would help pay the salaries of our vets all year round so that they can continue the vital work of treating elephants with no charge to their mahouts, who otherwise could not afford the veterinary care.
  • Leave a Legacy

    • By remembering STEF in your Will, you will be safeguarding the future welfare of elephants in Southern Thailand so that they can live long and happy lives. Find out more. 

Our Mission

Is to provide free veterinary care for elephants in Southern Thailand to improve their welfare and to protect their future.  The Asian elephant is an endangered species, and it is our aim to support education on elephant welfare and conservation, as well as providing hands-on veterinary care.

  • Free Veterinary Care

    • Hospital admissions at the STEF funded Veterinary Centre in Khok Kloi (Phang Nga Province).
    • Treating elephants in need in remote parts of Southern Thailand with the mobile clinic
  • Research and Development

    • Advancement in Veterinary medicine through the use of our laboratory, located at the STEF Veterinary Centre
      • For example, having the first mobile qPCT machine in Southern Thailand, used to treat the often deadly EEHV virus in young elephants. Read more here. 
    • Attending symposiums and events to understand the latest advancements in Veterinary Medicine.

Our head Vet, Dr Aon, hard at work. 

Discover more ways of supporting STEF, by visiting our dedicated ‘How you can Help’ page now