Weʼve raised £230 to We are raising funds for the Tulsi Foundation. This was set up in 2015 to support anti-poaching units and protect wild tigers in India
- Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
- Animals and pets
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- Funded on Wednesday, 27th December 2017
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Wild tigers are fighting for survival and we have lost 97% of the population over the last century. Issues such as poaching for medicinal use in the far East, human wildlife conflict and loss of habitat are all contributing to their decline. The frontline forest staff who patrol the jungles are all that stands between survival and extinction. However these brave men and women who work in harsh and difficult conditions are also at risk of disease and injury. These remote landscapes have little or no access to even basic healthcare. The Tulsi Foundation was set up as a voluntary organisation in 2015 to help provide assistance to front line staff who are living and working in remote jungle areas. We provide hands on medical training to help rangers cope with events such as snake bites, animal attacks, malaria as well major accidents and basic life support. Since we started we have trained over 650 rangers in 6 tiger reserves in central India. Currently we are the only organisation that is dedicated solely on the health of frontline rangers.
The foundation was set up by Dr Chet Trivedy a front line emergency doctor who passion for wildlife led him to work in the hot sticky jungles of India which he calls home twice a year when he goes out to train forest rangers. The foundation was inspired by his faithful cat Tulsidas who is currently our patron and founding member. Its a case of little cats helping big cats and we hope that through our work we will play an important role in supporting the conservation of these magnificent big cats.
We are currently raising funds to take out equipment such as bandages, splints and stretchers to remote areas. In many cases the nearest hospital is more than 30km away. We have recently launched our Tulsi Foundation "tiger" lanyard and pin badge and we are asking our friends to purchase the set for £10. This donation will go directly to the foundation. Please make sure you let us know your postal address so that we can ship them out to you. Please note there may be an additional charge for postage outside of the UK.
Your donation of just £10 will help tigers and their protectors
- 5 months ago
Chet Trivedy5 months ago
Hey we are nearly half way we have £190 on just giving and another £190 through direct donations so that's 38% of our target achieved havecto also thank the ED nurses and docs at Kingston ED and my old haunt Tommies ED for support
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Oct 4, 2017
Great organisation to support!
Sep 20, 2017
Keep up the good work bro
Sep 10, 2017
Stylish, snazzy lanyards....and for a great cause.....Thank you.
Aug 31, 2017
Good job lovely!x
Aug 31, 2017
Aug 30, 2017
Keep up the good work and good luck mate
Aug 30, 2017
Hello, one lanyard please x
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Hi in Dr Chet Trivedy im a frontline A&E doctor and an academic who has a strong interest in pre-hospital medicine and wildlife. I set up the Tulsi Foundation in 2015 to help support the amazing work of anti poaching units in Indian tiger reserves.
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