ERNA’s First Elephant


Join us in welcoming Elephant Refuge North America’s First Resident, Bo!


elephant cam

Check the Elephant Cam to see what Bo is up to right now.

Welcome to Elephant Aid International

Elephant Aid International (EAI) is a nonprofit organization that creates innovative approaches to the care and management of elephants. With the combined efforts of international scientists, veterinarians, mahouts, elephant owners and elephant welfare supporters, EAI is helping to change how the public relates to elephants; how elephant owners view their elephants; how mahouts (elephant handlers) and elephant caregivers train elephants; and how captive elephants are cared for worldwide.

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Elephant Aid Projects


UNCHAINED video clips

Video Clips from the Film UNCHAINED

Director Alex C. Rivera has released several video clips from the informative documentary UNCHAINED. You'll hear EAI founder and CEO Carol Buckley discuss interesting information about elephants.

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Elephant Aid International Unveils New Learning Center!

EAI Unveils New Learning Center!

The EAI Education Committee is excited to announce the addition of the Learning Center page to our website. The page, which was created by educators for both teachers and students, currently hosts five tabs: EleFAQs, Reading List, Make a Difference, Projects and the EleAmbassador Program.


Special Announcements

Birthday Fundraiser

Create a Facebook Fundraiser for Your Birthday
Your family and friends probably all know that you are very passionate about elephants. But do you really need another stuffed elephant? We didn't think so!

Facebook gives you the option to create a fundraising campaign that you can share with your family and friends to let them know that this year—in lieu of gifts—you would like a donation to be made to Elephant Aid International. It’s easy to set up, and you can even customize it with your own photo! Not your birthday? Consider hosting a fundraiser in honor of your favorite pet, family member or just because you care. Thank you!


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