Running and cycling for Poached Rhino.
Our Chair – Graeme Oliver will be riding the Cape Town Cycle Ride (109K ) on March 8th 2020. Please contact Graeme@poachedrhino.org if you would like to sponsor or donate. We also have a few charity places for the ASICS 10k run , again in Central London on July 5th 2020. Email if interested. Spread the word…
Another R250,000 spent on increased security to keep our rhinos safe. We still need money for feed , plus for more APU”s. We are looking to get dogs and handlers who will also need bullet proof vests. Thank you for your support. Spread the word…
Fantastic Franschhoek Fundraiser
Dancing, dining and donations were the order of the day at the annual Poached Rhino ball in February. Guests were treated to a tantalizing dining experience; whilst dancing to the ever popular ‘Uncorked’ certainly aided the digestion and encouraged the crowd to dig deep. A spectacular total of R350,000 was raised during the evening, thanks in part, to some rather special auction prizes provided
Project 3 – up and running
We now have all the fencing and security in place. We were very fortunate to be able to visit the new site, which can ‘house’ up to 60 rhinos. It is also a rhino orphanage – please see pictures and details of how you can help………….sustain these beautiful creatures. Adopt and name a rhino available on request. Spread the word…
Poached Rhino Funding………….FAQ’s
When the trustees go to visit and stay at any of the projects – where does the money come from? All visits, travel, accommodation and expenses are funded from the trustees own pockets and not from the charity. You say 100% of donations go directly to the cause – how is this possible? All trustees, patrons, ambassadors in the UK & SA are volunteers so no one gets paid.
Great news – Project 3 (Rhino Sanctuary) is underway
An inner fence and outer fence are being totally rebuilt to protect Orphans and ‘survivors’ from the heinous crime of poaching. It will be a full security complex with drones, motion detectors, CCTV, APUs, dogs etc to protect the wonderful but endangered South African Rhino. We will send more information and updates soon. Initial costs R809,000 of which R300,000 was donated from the money raised at our Annual ball, plus R100,00 from
Poached Rhino have now donated over R2,000,0000 to help
save and protect the South African Rhino. Money spent on Project 1 : R350,000 Project 2 : R350,000 Project 3 : R1,400,000 Full details upon request. We are not stopping here and we need your help whether a single donation or that regular monthly amount – it all helps. Spread the word…
Project 3 – REF: TMGF/50
Project 3 is a huge project and is all about helping to protect ’50 rhinos’ via two innovative fences with high tech security. Many of these rhinos are orphans (babies) and the others are ” survivors” from the poaching atrocities that are committed on a daily basis in South Africa. Total needed R 800,000 but only R119,000 to go (circa GBP 5,700) Will you help to complete our
Franschhoek Art & Conservation Route is now up and running!
Intrinsically linked in Franschhoek, artists and wildlife conservationists have creatively combined their talents to provide a unique opportunity for visitors to South Africa to participate in an exciting new experience, whilst helping to raise money for Poached Rhino and help stamp out poaching. Visitors to Franschhoek are invited to Immerse themselves in history, culinary delights, wine tasting and original artworks as they follow the Franschhoek Art
World Rhino Day
Now we have raised the bar with the outstanding success of the Poached Rhino Ball in February 2016, watch this space for our next event on World Rhino Day in September! Spread the word…