A curious Elephant wants to say hello

There are somedays when I am just overjoyed by silliness and love for the things I do!

Our first baby Elephants are ready to find a new home but this mum wants to check you out first!

This awesome animation was made for us by Charlie Woolock, age 13 – a curious awamu elephant wants to check you out to see if you are friendly…this promises to be the first of a series of animations to help you get to know our elephants in depth ūüôā

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Free postage for our neighbours in N16

oli otya?¬†I’ve come all the way from¬†Uganda to show¬†some neighbourly love to all the residents of N16 – we’re offering free postage on all orders from our on-line shop.

If you live in N16¬†simply use the code ‘N16FREEPOST’ when you reach the check out of our shop.

If the delivery address is in ¬†N16 (Stoke Newington) we won’t charge you postage and will deliver your order for free.

We hope you enjoy all¬†the¬†beautiful¬†clothes, toys and¬†accessories handmade for you by our women’s groups¬†¬†in Kampala. And as we use all the our profit to support orphaned and vulnerable children in the slums of Kampala – you can feel doubly good about your purchase.


Mara the giraffe on behalf of my friends at awamu


Birth announcement – our baby elephants have arrived

Today we have been mostly¬†supervising¬†the arrival of a new awamu baby elephant…mother and baby doing well.

Elephants will seeking news homes (via our shop) as soon as they are able to see (no eyes yet!)…

Mother and baby doing well

Elephant facts:

  • Gestation period: 18 – 22 months
  • About 99% of calves are born at night
  • Calves are born with curly black or red hair on their foreheads
  • Calves drink about 3 gallons of milk a day (oh no!)

Baby – available for rehoming soon

10 Facts About Baby Elephants by 5minKnowledgenbsp;