Partners in crime – the story of NomadPublished 06 Jun, 2015 under News
2 days ago I was at the SIMABO clinic with Nomad hanging out, a person brought in their dog to have a treatment for fleas and mange, during this time she asked me in broken translated English 'why is your dog ..continue reading »
Simabo takes it message to the WHO.Published 03 May, 2015 under News
Ravi Silva and Silvia Punzo took part yesterday in the meeting (organized by ADECO, the association for the defense of consumers) between representatives of the company 'civil and the representative of WHO, World Health Organization. Since 'the pilot project carried out by SIMABO in S ..continue reading »
Nederlandse vrienden die van dieren houden, help ons!Published 03 May, 2015 under Donations, Stray Animals, Volunteering Beste vrienden, Tegenwoordig zijn het zeer moeilijke tijden voor SIMABÔ, een organisatie die (straat)honden en katten helpt in Kaapverdië ..continue reading »
SIMABO moves in a new clinic!Published 03 May, 2015 under Events, News
 On the 22nd April Simabo moved to our new clinic in the centre of Mindelo ..continue reading »
Dear Friend Throughout the year, but especially during the holiday season, I reflect on our shared commitment to not only the animals we’ve saved, but also to those who still need our help ..continue reading »
The other side of the coinPublished 20 Dec, 2014 under News
I'm sat outside a small coffee shop in Sao Vicente, across the table from me sits a woman who is filled with the perfect combination of love, determination, sadness and hope ..continue reading »
A message from YashaPublished 02 Dec, 2014 under Eco Holidays, Stray Animals
Hello :0) I just wanted to say thank you again for yesterday , I was up all night emailing everybody I know all the information and photos of your wonderful project. so sorry I didn’t get to say goodbye properly, but I WILL be in ..continue reading »
Published 29 Nov, 2014 under News
A short message from Anja, a tourist from Holland !! I had a great time at your shelterThe room was so nice, great locationAlso the cats stole ..continue reading »
From Spain to Cape VerdePublished 17 Oct, 2014 under Eco Holidays
Esta experiencia con mi hija fue de los mejores viajes , en LA TERRAZA fue todo espectacular y la que lo paso mejor fue mi hija ,Paula , jugaba con las niñas de los vecinos andaba libre de un sitio para otro ... a la terraza ..continue reading »
A sweet girl!Published 14 Oct, 2014 under News

A selfie of us

We were on our way to Salamansa. With me is a sweet girl, a ‘street dog’ from the small village Salamansa. The great staff and volunteers at Si Ma Bo Associaçaospayed her and cared for her following the days after her surgery. I happily rode in the back of the truck with her to provide her comfort during our travel back to here ‘home.’ Once we arrived there, we were happily met by a long term volunteer who lives in this small community. With her help, Si Ma Bo is continuing to spay/neuter & care for animals there surpassing the number of animals they have already sterilized there …more than 90%. Goal 100% ♥♥ Oh, she was welcomed by other dogs who were obviously her friends since I witnessed an immediate exchange in bathing and kissing.

Our timing was on point since Si Ma Bo had a planned event in engaging with the community. What a much needed day and lifted my spirits in the heart wrenching happenings day to day here with these poor innocent souls. No doubt, spay & neuter is the only solution to not enough homes and all the needless suffering that follows.


sunset in MindeloPublished 08 Jul, 2014 under Stray Animals, Volunteering
SUNSET   IN   MINDELO Hello! My name is Daniela and I would like to tell you briefly my experience as a volunteer at Vet for SIMABO ngo. First of all I would like to thank Silvia, Paolo and the Chief Vet Dr ..continue reading »
Travelling to Cape Verde from Switzerland!Published 20 Mar, 2014 under Eco Holidays
English Cabo Verde – A paradise in front of the West coast of Africa! The Cape Verde is a group of volcanic islands, similar to the Sahel-zone from the climatic point of view, scattered in the Atlantic Ocean (25°-30°C all year) in front of Senegal. The planning for our trip to ..continue reading »

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