On the elephantdiaries.org website we are offering you three ways to set up your fostering:
- By Regular Monthly Gift
Foster an orphan for just £3 a month
- Annual Credit / Debit Card Donation
Foster an orphan for between one and ten years, for £30 a year
- Annual Cheque / Postal Order Donation
Foster an orphan for between one and ten years, for £30
(The amounts above are suggestions, based on the overall annual costs of our orphans’ project. We appreciate all donations and if you are able to give more, please do.)
Annual Credit Card Fostering
The orphans shown below are those most prominently featured in series one and two of Elephant Diaries. To find out more about them and to foster by way of an annual credit card donation, please click on the appropriate image below, select your orphan and then choose to foster on the subsequent page that will be displayed. Alternatively, please visit our Main Fostering Section (opens in new window) to find out about all our orphans and setup a fostering.
Regular Direct Debit Fostering
If you would prefer to setup a monthly donation by Direct Debit to foster an orphan, please take the following steps.
- For more information about an orphan, please click on their image.
- Once you have decided which orphan(s) you would like to foster, please click the link here to setup an
- You will not be asked for any fostering details when setting up your Direct Debit. You will need to email this information to the UK charity and we will manually process your fostering for you.
- Once you have successfully created your monthly gift, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details.
If you are a UK taxpayer, please be sure to read and select the Gift Aid Declaration Statement displayed when you are making your donation. Under the Gift Aid Scheme we are able to reclaim the tax on your donations, generating an additional 25p for every £1 donated - at no extra cost to you! In a nutshell, your donation of £30 would be worth £37.50.
You have made an online donation and would like to activate your fostering
To activate your fostering, please fill out the form below. We will confirm your donation and process your fostering accordingly.
We aim to process all fostering requests within 72 hours of receipt. If you have not received your welcome fostering email in this time, please send us a message via the contact page and we will immediately look into this.
Thank you for supporting The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust through our fostering programme and we hope you will enjoy following your orphans’ progress and do please visit our website at www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org to find out more about all our wildlife conservation activities.
Fostering one of our other orphans
If you would like to foster one of our other elephant or rhino orphans, not shown here, please visit the main fostering section on the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust website (Opens in a new window).