There are a number of ways you can help the UmPhafa Reserve continue its important work to continue to protect and monitor existing species as well as release additional species onto the reserve in the future.
Please view the different ways that you can provide your support to help UmPhafa below.
Any donations that you are able to make are gratefully received and will go a long way to assist the important conservation work of the reserve.
Action for the Wild has released fourteen species onto the UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve, including giraffes, zebras, serval cats, blesbok, red hartebeest, waterbuck, nyala, common reedbuck, African rock pythons, white rhinos, impala, blue wildebeest, ostrich and two rehabilitated leopard tortoises.
We wish to continue with our efforts to protect and monitor these species and their offspring, and release additional species onto the reserve in the future. All donations over £10 will be acknowledged by a certificate of thanks.
The UmPhafa Reserve wishlist can be found online on Amazon, and has been set up to provide essential items to aid UmPhafa staff in carrying out their conservation work.
As a number of items are expensive, we would be very happy with any donation towards the wishlist items that you are able to give, all donations will be collected and go towards these items and with your help these items will be achievable.
Online wish list
Rhino poaching is on the increase in South Africa, and it is imperative that National Parks and private reserves patrol their land to ensure that their rhino populations are safe. Poachers are now even using helicopters to track down their targets to evade capture on the ground, and have employed the use of quieter dart guns, removing the animal’s horn and subsequently leaving it to die.
Game guards are employed on the UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve to patrol the reserve; to safeguard the animals and prevent poaching. Our head game guard Michael Mabaso leads this team to ensure our three rhinos are protected.
Michael earns £260 per month, so please consider donating £25 to cover his wages for three days and to help us protect our wildlife to secure their future.
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