Mother’s day is coming up! Though the main focus of this day should of course be on celebrating the beautiful women that raised us… Why not make it an extra special mother’s day with a gift that comes with a beautiful story?
Let’s tell you a little bit more of a beautiful mother/daughter combo that I know of: Lakshmi and Pooja.
An elephant’s mother’s day
Pooja is the first ever elephant to be born in captivity in Sri Lanka. Her mother Lakshmi is a famous Sri Lankan elephant and both live at the MEF, which we support with 10% of our profits.
They are a cheeky couple, always looking for the best way to have some fun and make a mess (sometimes stressing out their caretakers along the way but they don’t seem to care about that!).
The bond between Pooja and Lakshmi is extremely strong and it warms our heart knowing that they are in a safe environment in Sri Lanka and get to spend much time together, something that isn’t always common for captive elephants there.
As you probably know we create the most beautiful products (I say!) out of elephant poo, including the poo of Lakshmi and Pooja. We donate 10% of our profits back to these elephants on top of the fact that we support local Sri Lankan women (yes, also mothers) because the products are produced locally and Fairtrade.
That’s why we think giving your mother (figure) one of our products isn’t only making your mother smile, everyone involved in the making of the product will be grateful.
Here’s some of our suggestions for a wonderful Mother’s day gift with a beautiful backstory:
Enjoy mother’s day!