The Aane Mane Foundation


Prajna Chowta

In 2000, after a Masters Degree in anthropology and Art history at SOAS, London University, Prajna Chowta proposed the creation of the Aane Mane Foundation for the study and conservation of the Asian elephant.

"Aane" means "Elephant", and "Mane" means "Abode", in Kannada, which is the language of Karnataka (Pronounced "Anay Manay").

Aane Mane received the immediate support of various personalities willing to place their experience and influence in projects related to the conservation of elephants and their habitat, notably: