• Elephant Valley Project Mondulkiri

About Us


Elephant Livelihood Initiative Environment (E.L.I.E.) is a registered local non-government organization based in Mondulkiri, Cambodia. ELIE’s aim is to improve the health and welfare of the captive elephants in Mondulkiri Province, work to conserve the wild elephants natural habitat and to support the local people who work with these magnificent creatures.

ELIE was founded in 2006 and started by providing veterinarian care and mahout-orientated education to the families and communities that owned captive elephants throughout Mondulkiri province.

E.L.I.E runs a number of programs and projects in Mondulkiri to help achieve our goals, including an elephant research and monitoring program, mobile veterinarian program an indigenous community based organisation assistance program, and an ecotourism project that provides an alternative approach to elephant care, rehabilitation and conservation (The Elephant Valley Project).

ELIE’s office is based in the town of Sen Monorom and located next to the lake on the north-west side of town.

Vision Statement

ELIE’s Vision

“To improve the captive elephant’s health and welfare situation by the development of an elephant sanctuary while providing province-wide veterinary care and associated social support programs for the Bunong people.”


  1. To improve the health and welfare conditions of the captive elephant population of Mondulkiri
  2. To develop a sanctuary for working elephants to rest and retire to in Mondulkiri Province
  3. To conserve the wild elephants natural habitat
  4. To provide employment and job based training to the Bunong community and mahouts
  5. To support the local community to protect their forest and natural resources, the habitat of the elephants.
  6. To identify the main pressures on the community and their forest, and provide community support programs to alleviate these pressures.

Contact Management


For booking enquiries or info please email evpbookings@gmail.com or phone (+855) 099696041 (open Mon to Fri)

Jemma Bullock

ELIE & EVP Programs Manager 
Email: ELIECambodia.Manager@gmail.com
– Phone +855 (0) 97 654 0610 (Office Hours Mon to Fri)

Jack Highwood

ELIE & EVP Co-Founder and Deputy Director 
Email : elieoperations@gmail.com
– Phone: +855 (0) 99 958 698

If you are sending mail by post

ELIE & Elephant Valley Project
ELIE House, Svay Jek Village, Sokhdom Commune
Sen Monorom, Mondulkiri, CAMBODIA

(Please be aware that snail-mail may take a considerable amount of time to reach us, if at all, and therefore there may be a considerable amount of time before we reply. If at all possible when contacting us by this method please be sure to include an email address or phone number contact.)

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