Recent News

Looking back at 2019, we’re indebted to you.

Looking back at 2019, we’re indebted to you.

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens, Thank you for the most fulfilling year of my long life. Together we have changed many lives for the better, and we will continue to do even more in 2020.  I think one...

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5 Foster Babies, 4 New Handlers, a Wedding and a Well

5 Foster Babies, 4 New Handlers, a Wedding and a Well

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens, So many things to share—I don’t even know where to begin. First, thank you all for enhancing the lives of so many. Together we have done some remarkable things in Botswana. (Before I...

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What An Evening!

What An Evening!

Thank you all for making our evening with Alexander McCall Smith such a success. I hope you had as much fun as Scott and I did. The support for Elephant Havens has been humbling and we thank you all.  I...

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A New Baby Brother!

A New Baby Brother!

MmaMotse finally has a friend! We have rescued a darling little one-year-old male that we’ve named Tsholofelo, which means “hope”. He and MmaMotse have become best buddies. They even sleep touching trunks. They are a...

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August Update—a Lady Never Tells Her Weight

August Update—a Lady Never Tells Her Weight

It turns out MmaMotse, our first little orphan, isn’t fat, she’s just fluffy! Can you believe this not-so-little one had sunken cheeks and her backbone and ribs showed when we rescued her in December? Well look at...

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Centrifuges, microscopes and slides–OH MY!

Centrifuges, microscopes and slides–OH MY!

We have accomplished so much! I hope you all realize what an important part you’ve played in this journey. Now I need to ask for your help again. The orphanage construction is almost complete, and we have just a few...

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June Update plus a New Goal

June Update plus a New Goal

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens,I just got back from another productive trip to Elephant Havens. I must tell you, our little orphan MmaMotse is stealing hearts with her long eyelashes and quick kisses with her trunk...

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Clean Water, Barbeque, and Visitors – Oh My!

Clean Water, Barbeque, and Visitors – Oh My!

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens, May 25, 2019 was a BIG day at Elephant Havens. We finally have WATER! Can you believe it has taken this long? The reasons are too many to explain here, but let’s grab an extra-large...

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Dallas Zoo Interns Just Made Our Day!

Dallas Zoo Interns Just Made Our Day!

I’m so excited to let you know Elephant Havens was just presented with a donation of $20,000 from the Spring 2019 interns at the Dallas Zoo! With this incredibly generous donation we will meet our matching fund goal...

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April Update – So much to share!

April Update – So much to share!

I have so many exciting things to share with you, but first I must ask for your help. Our bank account is getting low. We have had many unexpected veterinary bills recently in addition to our building...

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Events

A Special Evening with The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Author

Please Join Us for a very special evening with Alexander McCall Smith Saturday, November 2nd 6:00 to 8:00 pm — remarks begin at 6:45pm Barry Whistler Gallery 315 Cole St #120, Dallas, TX 75207 Get Directions...

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