Sauraha elephant keepers hope cooperative model to revive pandemic-hit safari business

Elephant keepers at Sauraha used to earn Rs 100,000 per month before the Covid-19 pandemic upended their business
Elephant keepers at Sauraha used to earn Rs 100,000 per month before the Covid-19 pandemic upended their business

2020-10-08 - Sauraha, Nepal
For months, elephant owners in Sauraha have been struggling to feed their elephants as there are no tourists visiting the place these days. No tourists mean no business. Under a revenue-sharing cooperative mode, the elephant keepers in Sauraha have agreed to look after the elephants together and share the safari income in the coming days.

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