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“We can make a difference,” says Vietnamese Youth

27 Jul 2017 0

The continued senseless killing of African rhino for their horn, is driven by the demand for horn in primary consumer countries in Asia, such as Vietnam and China. More than 90% of horn goes to or through Vietnam. With the older generations for the most part set in their ways, much hope lies with changing the hearts and minds of the 10-24 year olds who make up almost 25% of Vietnam’s 94 million population. The Wild Rhino demand reduction campaign focusses on tapping into these young minds and motivating change before it is too late.


Royal St Andrews Hotel and The Little Brewery supports Rhino Conservation

25 Jul 2017 0

Royal St Andrews Hotel and the Little Brewery in Port Alfred are raising funds for rhino conservation. Every time a glass of Highlander Lager is purchased, R1 is donated to Wilderness Foundation Africa. In the first eight months, over R6 500 has been contributed to rhino conservation.


Haberdashers UK 2016 Trip to South Africa

25 Jul 2017 0

Every year, Haberdashers UK funds a group of students to visit South Africa after they have completed their last year of school. The students visit for a period of 2 weeks, where they get to experience our beautiful country and see what we have to offer.


A Poem on the Wilderness, by Maleta

Graduation ceremonies at the Youth Development Programme of Wilderness Foundation Africa are always an emotional experience for graduates, their parents and the WFA team. At a recent Siyazenzela Graduation ceremony held in Robertson, one of the graduates read out a poem she had written. This touched our hearts and we would really like to share it with you. We hope you enjoy it.