ZAASO is a community based registered non-profit organization that rescues, adopts, and provides shelter, foster care, medical treatment and valuable services to animals in need. We are based in Kianga, on the road to Chwaka Bay, about half an hour?s drive from Stone town, Zanzibar - Tanzania, East Africa.
Since its inception in December 2009, ZAASO has influenced animal protection legislation, conducted numerous rescues of abused animals, and influenced the community to adopt humane solutions to animal protection.
All communities in Zanzibar believe that even animals raised for food deserve humane treatment.
Our primary goals are rescuing animals in need, investigating animal cruelty reports and pursuing changes in animal protection legislation.
The animals we rescue are brought to the shelter, are thoroughly examined by our veterinarian and given any necessary shots and vaccinations.
At any given moment we have several old, sick, and somet
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