See some of the foundation friends.
Uncle is a big-hearted Kanchanaburi local who has donated Malee and Kammoon our 2 elephants, as well as the Somboon Legacy Foundation truck which we use to go grass cutting.
Diana is a board member of Support Somboon Legacy Foundation in the Netherlands, donating an AED (used to help those experiencing sudden cardiac arrest) to The Legacy River Kwai Resort which was happily received by Khun Anan, one of the owners of the resort.
These elephant friends from the UK held a fundraiser for us. With their support we were able to purchase many things such as grass and pellet food. For more details on their fundraiser
Kanchanaburi Private Activities is a company that offers the very best private tours and quality activities in Kanchanaburi. We are very proud to have them as our partner.
The iCulture team from Bangkok came to support us and give advice to Somboon Legacy Foundation on our interactive elephant museum.
Jens Ruijter and Fabian Becker are two Dutch students following the minor Building Partnerships. They have helped us by doing research about the aspects of eco tourism in Thailand and making connections with local tour operators.
GEMMA GONEZ, NURIA VALLS, and CARLA VASQUEZ
Gemma Gomez, Nuria Valls and Carla Vasquez published an article in a local Spanish magazine about Somboon Legacy Foundation.
Fenje has kindly printed our first order of leaflets, and brought them to us from the Netherlands!
Barbara has helped us doing research and translations, she is always ready to help us from her home in Switzerland.
Diana has offered our T-shirts for sale on Facebook and has sold 30 shirts! There's a list of orders ready for her next visit already.
Diana has organized a dinner party, with food donated by her friends and has raised over 1400 EUROS doing this! Amongst other things we have brought a truckful of fruit from her donation.
Ronald is a dedicated supporter from Switzerland, who has donated equipment for both, the poo paper factory and the museum
GIA TANG and FRIENDS
This film crew from Taiwan came to shoot footage for their project of making people in Taiwan more aware about the elephant tourism industry. What a great initiative from Gia Tang and her friends!'
Manuel Waelti from CH Media broadcasted a radio interview about Somboon Legacy Foundation in Switzerland.
Diana has sold almost 100 keychains and has raised about 600 EUROS to support Somboon Legacy Foundation. Together with her other doination it was used for fruit, salary of the mahouts, museum & souvenirs for our gift shop
Anja from Belgium had created the amazing idea of selling our T-shirts on her Facebook and has raised a lot of money to help the elephants.
Jacklyn has written the book: Songkran: Geschichte eines Elefanten. The book mentions Kammoon and she will kindly support us with part of the profit of the book.
MARLOES FROM QPACKS
Khun Tawon is our oldest volunteer at 93-years-old!
He is still filled with energy and enthusiasm and helps us translating from English to Thai.
Jelle Smedts from Belgium had the amazing idea to cycle 500KM to raise funds for our elephants during covid-19!
We got an introduction visit from Dr. Nui and his team and they donated medical supplies for the elephants.
Dr. Nui from
Asian Elephant Foundation of Thailand
Save Elephant Foundation
Save Elephant Foundation has kindly supported is with donations to support our elephant food during the first stages covid-19.
Avid supporter Fenje from The Netherlands came up with the amazing idea of making masks and donating 100% of the income to Malee and Kammoon!
This is Pat, a local artist from Kanchanaburi.
He has created most of the art in our musem, including an elephant made out of old tires, this incredible life-like painting on the door and a life-sized mammoth!
Local artist Pat
Khun Pa has been an incredible friend of Somboon Legacy Foundation. She has helped us set up our foundation and was there for us with any problems that occured.
Iris from The Netherlands is managing the Facebook page of our Dutch partner foundation Support Somboon Legacy Foundation.
France Periat from France is a commited supporter who is always ready to help us, she has helped us many times translating from English to French.
Isabel from Spain has helped us translating text from English to Spanish.
Irina from The Netherlands has helped us translate from English to Dutch.
Jaromir from The Netherlands has helped us translate from English to Dutch.
Irina van Dijk
Jaromir van Dijk
World Animal Protection
World Animal Protection in The Netherlands has given us contintues financial support during the covid-19 crisis. It is because of them that we can continue taking the best care of our elephants.
Jeanne from Curacao has helped us countless times with translations.
Eduardo from Brazil has vouched to be a volunteer for life! Amongst many things he has helped with our website and the website of our Dutch partner foundation.
Olleke Bollke Radio is a Dutch radio station based in Thailand. We have given a radio interview and recorded a commerical which is played 10x daily during a month.
It's a must to listen to for Dutch & Flemish Thailand lovers.
Our biggest supporter Diana Harinck has very kindly donated a machine to cut & blend the fibers for our Poo Paper Factory!
Olleke Bolleke Radio
A huge thank you to Novaturient for all of their support.
Not only have they sold stickers & keychains online, they also had a booth at their school to raise even more funds for our elephants.
Red Rose Holland Export is kindly promoting us on their website, with the goal of getting donations.
Red Rose Holland Export
World Elephant Foundation
PAT and DARREL STEVENS
These commited elephant lovers from Australia have supported us since the beginning. They have donated the book: One Fourteenth of an Elephant.
MANON VAN TOOR
Manon is one of our longtime supporters, who has a big heart with a soft spot for Malee and Kammoon. She has also adopted a happy dog from Thailand to the Netherlands
The Green Stamp
We are incredibly honored to be featured on the website of "The Green Stamp''.
This organization with Dutch roots (like ourselves!) moves people globally to integrate ecological choices on multiple levels while traveling. By purchasing products through to one of their many partners, you can make a donation (for free) to sustainable wildlife projects such as ourselves. Besides that, they are also promoting us for bookings.
Stichting Thailand Zakelijk
Stichting Thailand Zakelijk is an organization which has united about 70 Dutch companies based in Thailand.