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Members of the AfA’s Sanctuaries and Rescue Centers Coalition (SARCC) do not need to meet any minimum requirements or standards to join the conversation. We are an open network, where we believe we can make change for animals and organizations by having more people at the table discussing their challenges, and sharing successful strategies, than restricting those who can join. We simply ask for a friendly, approachable and non-abusive environment to share ideas. 


We acknowledge sanctuaries and rescue centers across Asia;

  • operate in a wide variety of cultural backgrounds. 

  • operate in various political and governmental regulatory spaces.

  • have multifaceted missions from providing life-long care of individual animals to conservation programs. 

  • are engaged in a wide variety of activities such as education programs and community engagement. 

  • have different levels of financial, and human resources available to them. 


We encourage organizations to consider best practices when rescuing wildlife and/or providing sanctuary. 


We acknowledge difference of opinions between members;

  • However we all care for animals and creating a better tomorrow. 

  • Views on how we get to tomorrow may be different between organizations, and what each deems as acceptable varies. 

  • However, we can still respect and learn from each other's experiences helping animals.


By joining the SARC Coalition you acknowledge these differences, and accept by having different voices and opinions at the discussion we can all understand different facets and perspectives, but by having respectful debate and conversations we can learn what is working and not working in our overarching mutual and common goal to help animals across Asia.  

Our Members

We are proud to have these dedicated organizations as members of the SARC Coalition

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