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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.


Goodyear support of the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative

30 Jun 2017 0

We would like to extend a thank you to Goodyear South Africa who is a proud supporter of Wilderness Foundation Africa’s many projects.Goodyear’s generous donation of tyres assists management and veterinary teams to reach rhino that survived poaching incidents in tough terrain in order to treat their wounds. In order to protect rhino populations, reserves deploy armed anti-poaching rangers to patrol the reserves and protect their rhino populations from poachers.


Introducing Ella to the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative

26 Jun 2017 0

Following many months of planning and preparation, we are very pleased to introduce, Ella. She is a three-year old Doberman cross Bloodhound, and she has been selected as the most promising candidate to be at the fore-front of an exciting initiative.


Story of Lincoln Meyer

23 Jun 2017 0

Lincoln Meyer joined Wilderness Foundation Africa 10 years ago as an Umzi Wethu student and is currently Projects Facilitator for the Youth Development Programme. Today we say farewell to Lincoln, as he relocates to Gauteng to continue his journey in a new position.


My Story: Nikita Blouw

20 Jun 2017 Pride and conservation 0

A key point of the Youth Development Programme of Wilderness Foundation Africa is to build a programme with varying degrees of impact. We begin working with large numbers of youth through the Pride and Imbewu project which reaches thousands of disadvantaged scholars per year. These trails provide an entry level introduction to environmental education and the healing power of nature; ‘planting the seed’ for a passion for wildlife and wilderness.

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Wilderness Foundation Africa supplies veterinary support during PE Fires

13 Jun 2017 0

“To see the relief of these people once we had helped their surviving animals was extremely rewarding. We are so thankful that, with the help of Wilderness Foundation Africa, we could assist in giving medical attention to the animals in need. We also witnessed animals being reunited with their owners; so many happy tears were shed!”


Katherine Jenkins Performs for Rhino

11 Jun 2017 0

On Saturday, 10 June, Katherine Jenkins OBE, world renowned classical singer, performed at a private Jaguar Land Rover event in aid of Wilderness Foundation Global, of whom she is an ambassador.

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New Board Leadership at the Business Chamber

01 Jun 2017 0

The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber, elected its new President, Thomas Schaefer (Chairman and Managing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa) last night at the first meeting of the new Board. Schaefer, together with the newly appointed team, will oversee an exciting new change of direction for the Business Chamber over the next two years.


Funding Partnership that Exceeds Boundaries

22 May 2017 0

Volkswagen Group South Africa have been a staunch supporter of Wilderness Foundation Africa since June 2011, with an initial sponsorship of six Volkswagen Amarok bakkies to the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative.