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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.

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World Economic Forum on Africa 2017

05 May 2017 0

The World Economic Forum on Africa 2017 took place in Durban, South Africa this past week. With a theme focussing on driving economic transformation in Africa through inclusive growth models, the WEF attracted delegates from more than 100 countries.

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Vietnamese Youth Competition Winners To Help Rhino

06 Apr 2017 0

“I think that buying rhino horns just to show others that you are rich is unreasonable, It infuriates me that the world has to sacrifice rhinos just for a group of people wanting to basically show off their money.” These are the words of a young Vietnamese girl as written in a prize winning essay in the 2017 Wild Rhino competition. More and more, the next generation of decision-makers in Vietnam seek to speak up against environmental crimes such as rhino poaching, and a collaboration between Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA), Peace Parks Foundation (PPF), and SOUL Music & Performing Arts Academy (SOUL) in Vietnam, is providing them with educational and social platforms to do just that.

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Famous Succulent Karoo Expert Acknowledged

24 Jan 2017 0

“A tree has fallen”. This is the title of the poem that Namaqua National Park Corporal game ranger, Roland Links, wrote in memory of Lita Cole. It was read at her funeral in Kamieskroon on 7 January 2017.