SIYAFUNDA SLOG 96KM WALKING CHALLENGE 2022
Taking place next weekend, 17th - 18th June, the objective is to walk the 96km reserve perimeter in under 24hrs of daylight.
It is now the 3rd edition of the challenge.
The participants are encouraged to collected donations – no matter how small. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or reply to this post if you have any questions or need any details.
We will be raising money for the Purchase of much needed equipment assist in protecting local rhino populations with camera trap purchases, tracking/monitoring equipment and preventative actions
We will be keeping everyone up to date via our Facebook and Instagram pages over the course of the two day walk to see how the team are doing!
When donating please use the reference: SLOG 22
So we can keep tabs on the total raised
We are currently raising money for the following initiatives/equipment:
- LoRa Equipment
- Camera Traps
- Tracking Collars for Rhino R8000 Each
- De-horning of Rhino R8000 veterinary cost
- Helicopter expenses per rhino Between R8000 and R12000
- Telemetry Equipment R24 000 Each
A planned program of rhino darting, paying for the expensive aspects such as helicopter, vet and transmitter insertion.
2 way radios
Road block equipment
Camera traps with SMS
Binoculars day/night vision
Improving fence line security
Quad/motor bikes for fence line patrol and rapid response
We work closely with Rhino Revolution who are NPO/Tax Status Exempt! Please contact us if you are interested in this option.
We also raise funds by:
Selling merchandise such as t-shirts, caps, fleeces, lap top stickers, key rings, children’s books, water bottles.
Merchandise is sold in a growing number of outlets in the Hoedspruit area.
Attending festivals, where we sell our merchandise but are also able to raise our profile.
Private individual donations, these normally are the result of one to one conversations.
Ex volunteers from Siyafunda Wildlife Conservation are motivated to go home and hold a fundraiser. A local fundraiser could be sponsored walk/swim/cake sale etc
Crowd funding, which is now accessible due to the NPO/Tax Exemption.
First National Bank South Africa
Account Number: 62349537582
Branch Code: 250017
SWIFT Code: FIRNZAJJ
Reference: 'Your Name'
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No one involved with the Trust receives a salary, we are all volunteers.
All money raised is used to provide protection for the rhinos.