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Mission Rabies Goa projects boosted by support from The Rotary Foundation

Published: 1/31/2018

Grant will help Mission Rabies towards its goal of making Goa a rabies-free Indian state.

Mission Rabies, a charity set up by UK veterinarian and WSAVA One Health Award winner, Dr Luke Gamble, to eliminate deaths from canine rabies, has received a grant from the Rotary Foundation, to support its rabies-control projects in Goa, India.

Both the WSAVA and the WSAVA Foundation support Mission Rabies and the award of the grant of more than $47,000 was facilitated by WSAVA Immediate Past President Professor Colin Burrows.

Read the press release.

Could you help Mission Rabies?

Join them for a two-week program in April/May 2018 across Blantyre City and Monkey Bay, on the southern shore of Lake Malawi in Africa. The mega drive includes working across static point and mobile dog vaccination clinics, as well as providing life-saving rabies education work.

Volunteers will help us to cover 70% of the dog population in the areas that we work, using our state-of-the-art smartphone app to collect vital vaccination and dog population data and ensure that our work is scientifically robust. Working alongside an experienced local team, you'll use your skills at the heart of the local communities, as well as having the opportunity to relax by the ‘Lake of Stars’.


  • Block 1 - 16 days: 19/4/2018-5/5/2018.
  • Block 2 - 16 days: 3/5/2018 -19/5/2018.

Cost: £950 for two weeks’ campaign participation + £350 fundraising contribution.

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