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IMPACT REPORT Leaving our legacy in Africa

FEBRUARY 2019


Contents 01 A Message From Our Founder

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02 Our Vision

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03 Who We Are

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04 Fundraising

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4.1 Rhino Africa 4.2 Rhino Africa Suppliers 4.3 Rhino Africa Clients 4.4 ArtAngels 4.5 Rhino Peak Challenge 4.6 Challenge4ACause 4.7 Rhino Dehorning Expedition 4.8 Mandela Day

05 Impact Partners

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5.1 Good Work Foundation 5.2 Khumbulani Educare Centre 5.3 Wildlife ACT 5.5 The Click Foundation

06 Financials

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07 Join Our Journey and Leave

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Your Legacy in Africa


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A Message From Our Founder Since Rhino Africa’s story began in 2004, Af rica’s people,

places to embark on a journey into sanity and out of a

wildlife, and landscapes have been the golden thread that

chaotic and uneasy world.

binds our vision and purpose together. They are the reason for our journey and the passion that lights our way. We are

When we say “everyone”, we include everybody alive now

driven by a burning desire to leave a lasting legacy on this

and every person still to be born. For this to be possible,

continent. Success within the safari industry has granted us

conservation is key. The world would be a better place

the great privilege to advance the causes we are passionate

if everybody appreciated Af rica enough to support it.

about, but this is more than just a passion. It is an all-

Through helping the world see and experience this

encompassing drive to ensure that we do whatever we

continent, we try to ensure that people begin to care

can to support the special, on the ground movements that

enough to support conservation.

underpin conservation and rural education in Africa. Our annual Impact Report provides us with the opportunity Our growth and investment philosophy throughout our

to reflect on the past year, celebrate the milestones

15 years has been guided by our firm belief that we can

achieved and set our sights on the future: where everything

provide a long-term, positive impact to communities and

we do remains geared towards purpose-driven impact.

conservation initiatives across the continent. We see tourism as a transformational industry and one that has the power

None of this would have been possible without the

to affect real economic change, upliftment and preservation.

incredible support of our partners, suppliers and our Rhino Crash. Like any worthwhile initiative, it is the combination of

We believe the world would be a better place if everyone

positive and aligned intent which yields the most rewarding

could experience Africa. If everyone could feel the

results. All the dynamic and dedicated people who work

African soil under their feet and the sun on their faces. If

tirelessly in pursuit of protecting Af rica’s treasures clearly

everyone could be moved by the size and peacefulness

demonstrate what incredible success can be achieved

of an elephant or the grace of a big cat. If everyone could

through passionate collaboration.

discover for themselves the warm-heartedness of the African people. If everyone could see the unforgettable

Thank you for building a better future for Af rica.

sunsets from the Zambezi or Serengeti and experience places where towns can be so distant and serenity so

Forever yours in travel,

established. If everyone could travel through Africa’s vast expanses, so far removed f rom the tensions of peopled

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” –– Margaret Mead

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Our Vision

Rhino Africa aspires to leave a positive and sustainable impact in Africa, guided by an unconditional love for this continent and a firm belief in her prosperous future. In everything we do, we are driven by the desire to positively contribute towards our three fundamental pillars: the wildlife, landscapes and people of Africa. We know that the relationship between conservation and community is inextricably linked and that the future of wildlife conservancy rests firmly in the hands of our future generations. Because of this, and because upliftment is a fundamental element to the success of comprehensive change, we give as much focus to safeguarding the continent’s wildlife as we do to empowering her youth and educating her communities. Rhino Africa is determined to create and support safe havens that increase and enrich the diversity of our ecosystems. Africa is a continent brimming with talent and opportunity, and we’re aware that once these qualities are bolstered with significant resources and adequate room for growth, a resounding and lasting impact can be made. Rhino Africa is dedicated to discovering and backing the visionaries, status-quoshakers, and innovators - the true champions of Africa - and supporting their mission to build a better Africa for all.

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Who We Are

Rhino Af rica is an organisation founded on passion. After 15 years of revolutionising the travel industry, this very passion continues to fuel our desire to forge new paths for sustainable tourism in Af rica. Since 2004 Rhino Af rica has always partnered with grassroots projects and conservation initiatives to provide coaching, mentorship, financial support and infrastructural aid. The *Rise Africa Foundation aims to channel our outreach initiatives on a greater scale. The Foundation acts as a vehicle for change between donors and beneficiaries, and with our CSR revenues on the rise, we want to remain accountable and create transparency around our income and expenditure. We strive to be Af rica’s ambassadors, to ensure that we leave behind a story to be proud of - one of prosperity, education, compassion, and reverence for this continent and all it has to offer. We work with Impact Partners, rather than create them, as we’re keenly aware of the talent, skill and ingenuity that exists on this continent. We know that together, anything is possible, and through partnerships with like-minded travellers, suppliers, investors, and employees we believe that we can facilitate sustainable tourism initiatives which will result in a positive difference on this continent.

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An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.” –– David Attenborough


Rhino Af rica R2,609,047

Suppliers

Partners

R532,469

R105,471

FUNDRAISING R3,246,987

DISTRIBUTION R3,040,719

Good Work Foundation R1,500,000

Khumbulani Educare Centre R140,719

Wildlife ACT R1,400,000

Fundraising figures in this report are from March 2018 - February 2019.

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Fundraising

At Rhino Af rica, we aren’t just about showcasing Af rica’s beauty to the world, but also about protecting what we have been given and leaving it in a better condition than we received it. Through our fundraising efforts, Rhino Af rica has been able to make meaningful contributions to our Impact Partners, who are dedicated to protecting our continent’s wild spaces, wildlife and people. Our Rise Af rica Foundation is an overhead-free organisation, ensuring every rand raised is exclusively and transparently used to benefit the champions of Africa. Through our work as authorities on Af rican travel, we are able to create and sustain a number of community and conservation initiatives. Our valued clients are also a core component of our outreach programmes. They are intrinsically doing good by travelling with us, and many of them choose to go one step further and donate their time or money to our causes. These donations go a long way in helping change the lives of Af rica’s most vulnerable communities, and in doing so, ensures that conservation practices are carried on for generations to come.

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4.1 RHINO AFRICA

4.2 RHINO AFRICA SUPPLIERS

By simply choosing to travel with us, our clients are making

Rhino Af rica is lucky to have suppliers that join us in our

a tangible difference in Af rica. Rhino Af rica makes a R100

fundraising efforts every year. In 2018 all donated bed

donation to our Impact Partners for every booking made.

nights were sold by our Rhino Africa consultants. The

By booking a dream Af rican experience with us, our clients

proceeds of these bed night sales were then donated to our

give us the chance to give back.

various Impact Partners.

Every year, Rhino Africa is amazed at the generosity and

4.3 RHINO AFRICA CLIENTS

kindness shown from our own suppliers who support our fundraising efforts. As part of our commitment to our

Many of our clients are short on time but certainly not

Impact Partners, for every rand a supplier raises or donates,

short on heart. They choose to leave their mark in Africa by

Rhino Africa matches it out of our profitability.

donating to our causes. Their contributions help sponsor learning bursaries for students in rural Af rica or educational

Our very own Rhino team is particularly adept at raising

outings for the children at Khumbulani Educare Centre.

funds for our causes. Giving out of their own pocket, offering up their own time and by continuously spreading

Travelling with us helps fund our initiatives, and as a result,

the word, our Rhino team have helped countless initiatives

many of our clients can and do affect significant change.

get off the ground. They are an integral element of our

Clients can also extend their trip and visit our Impact

fundraising success.

Partners to see conservation and upliftment in action.

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4.4 ARTANGELS

4.6 CHALLENGE4ACAUSE

On 18 October 2018, Ellerman House hosted the 11th annual

Challenge4ACause is Rhino Af rica’s annual mountain

ArtAngels event in collaboration with The Click Foundation.

biking expedition through one of the world’s last true

Rhino Africa was a proud sponsor of this event along with

wildernesses: Namibia’s Damaraland. Think of it as one

a number of other incredible suppliers, who came together

peloton, made up of riders f rom all corners of the globe,

to support local artists. These talented individuals donated

united in an effort to achieve something truly great.

their magnificent works to assist in raising funds for The Click Foundation, one of our Impact Partners.

Since 2007, riders have come together to tackle 400km of rugged, yet strikingly beautiful terrain, over the course

In addition to this event, Ellerman House launched The

of six days. To date, we have seen 180 riders covering

Artists’ Fund at last year’s event which seeks, under the initial

over 100,000km all in aid of conserving, protecting and

guidance of the Everard Read Gallery and in collaboration

safeguarding Africa’s endangered wildlife for generations

with other stakeholders, to give back to the arts and help

to come.

fill the void created by the post-Apartheid collapse of community arts centres like CAP and Katlehong Art Centre.

Over the last 10 years, Challenge4ACause has raised nearly R10 million, allowing us to pursue our burning

4.5 RHINO PEAK CHALLENGE

desire to uplift and protect the continent we call home. These funds have directly supported Save the Rhino Trust,

The Rhino Peak Challenge, which falls on World Rhino Day

who are protecting the critically endangered desert-

annually, challenges groups of elite runners every year to

adapted black rhino in Namibia. But, it doesn’t stop there,

chase the elusive fastest known time (FKT) up and down

Challenge4ACause also supports one of our closest partners

the Rhino Peak in the Southern Drakensberg, all in aid of

Wildlife ACT, who are fighting to ensure that all of Africa’s

the endangered rhino (and other inhabitants of the Rhino

endangered wildlife are here to be admired for generations

Peak itself).

to come.

Each participant is responsible for garnering their own

Since Rhino Africa’s story began, Af rica’s people, wildlife

pledges through social media or word of mouth. The

and landscapes have been the most important components

participants then establish an estimated time to complete

that unite our vision and purpose. They are the reason for

the distance, whereafter their pledges donate their amount

our journey and they are the passion that lights our way. We

multiplied by how many minutes they fall under their

look forward to our 2019 iteration of Challenge4ACause and

estimated time.

reaching even loftier heights over the next 10 years.


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4.7 RHINO DEHORNING EXPEDITION The plight of South Af rica’s rhino population has been under increasing pressure over the past few years and all Rhino Af rica staff are passionate about finding a solution, as well as campaigning for their protection. In September and October 2018, two groups of 12 Rhino Af rica staff joined our Impact Partner, Wildlife ACT, in a rhino dehorning experience in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Famed for being at the cutting edge of rhino conservation, the Rhino Africa team was enthusiastic to participate in every element of this experience f rom start to finish. All members were up early for a full briefing on what to expect. Everything from the darting process to how the animal would react as well and the expected down-time was explained in great detail. The dehorning process is designed to be executed with extreme precision which means everyone has to be very clear on their role. Each Rhino staff member was actively involved in the whole process, experiencing what it truly means to be a conservationist striving to protect the rhino population. Following the massive success of this trip, Rhino Africa has since launched a series of conservation tours. These enable our clients to book a conservation experience, such as rhino dehorning, with our Impact Partner and thus directly contribute towards the continued preservation of Africa’s endangered animals.

By working together with likeminded partners to achieve common goals, we are optimistic that we can accomplish anything.” –– Johan Maree Wildlife ACT Co-Founder and Chairperson

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4.8 MANDELA DAY Mandela Day is commemorated annually in honour of Nelson Mandela on 18 July, Mandela’s birthday. The day is a global call to action that celebrates the idea that everyone has the power to transform the world. The Mandela Day campaign message is based on the premise that Mandela fought for social justice for 67 years and that, as citizens, we can donate 67 minutes of our time to make a difference. Every year at Rhino Af rica, we come together as a company on this day to uplift and make a difference to those in our direct community in Cape Town. This has included donating 150 pairs of children’s winter pyjamas and painting interior spaces at education centres. Mandela Day is a wonderful opportunity to work together as Rhino Af ricans and unite in affecting positive impact. In 2018, Rhino Af rica spent the day with the children of Khumbulani Educare Centre. The children were invited to our new off ices in Cape Town for a day of fun, painting and celebrating the life of Mandela. On 30 blocks of canvas, the children used vibrant red and yellow colours to each paint their own masterpiece. Once the paint had dried and a festive lunch was enjoyed by the young artists, the different pieces were connected to reveal a heartfelt, one-of-a-kind piece of art.

There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return.” –– Nelson Mandela


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Our Impact Partners

From providing world-class education to rural communities and a safe haven for underprivileged children, to assisting conservationists and providing them with the support crucial to safeguarding our most endangered wildlife and landscapes, Rhino Af rica has long been in the business of backing champions. Over the years, we have built long-standing partnerships with the Good Work Foundation, Khumbulani Educare Centre, Wildlife ACT and The Click Foundation - true pioneering proponents of Af rica and all that she has to offer. We want to play our part in the fulfilment of the visions driving these continental game changers. Let’s take a look at how, in the past year and through a partnership with us, these champions are positively affecting Af rica.

5.1 Good Work Foundation 5.2 Khumbulani Educare Centre 5.3 Wildlife ACT 5.4 The Click Foundation

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About GWF The Good Work Foundation (GWF) is a South African nonprofit organisation on a mission to unleash the untapped potential of millions of people living within the country’s rural expanses. Since its inception in 2006, GWF has followed a model of locally-managed digital learning that looks to improve a student’s ability to operate the modern-day “languages of access”: digital, English, and self-creativity. Through advances in education technology, GWF is able to deliver learning programmes that strengthen a person’s ability to navigate the online world and work towards closing the gap between rural and urban communities. To date, more than 6,000 young learners have been registered in Digital Learning Campuses across the country, of which there are four currently operating in various parts of rural South Africa, including Hazyview, Philippolis, Londolozi, and Justicia. Vision GWF’s vision is to provide world-class education and lead a focused, achievable, and digitally powered education model to deliver 21st-century skills relevant to a new Af rican digital marketplace. The aim of each Digital Learning Campus is to: 1. Create an access “bridge” between high school and work, preparing rural adults for life in a globally connected world via the Bridging Academy 2. Become a hub of digital learning for public-sector primary schools that can outsource their digital learning

We visited one of GWF’s campuses and were inspired by their remarkable combination of high tech with high touch, by their twogeneration strategies that offer state-of-the-art digital learning platforms for children and adults, and by their adaptive capacity to link rural communities with 21stcentury skill building.”

to the campus via the Open Learning Academy 3. Reduce the “digital divide” by empowering rural

–– Sterling Speirn

communities with the opportunity to actively participate

Immediate past President and CEO

in today’s online economy

of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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2018 Highlights

5,956 students enrolled in Good Work Foundation’s Open Learning Academy to date

1,729 children

took part in the Coaching for Conservation programme, raising awareness for rhino poaching

In partnership with SANParks

471 children

212 students

enrolled in GWF’s Bridging Academy, which prepares rural school leavers for life in modern business environments

19 students

enrolled in the IT Academy through GWF’s advanced Career-Training programme

10 adults

enrolled in the Conservation Academy

experienced the Kruger National Park via the Kids in Parks programme

20 students

104 staff

enrolled in Hospitality through GWF’s advanced Career-Training programme

members employed by GWF

100%

75%

80%

70%

of employees are from

of GWF staff members

of GWF leadership

of GWF students

the local community

are women

are women

are women


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The Road Ahead

Open a fifth Digital Learning Campus in Dumphries village, Mpumalanga

Achievements & Awards Expand the GWF Career-Training Academies in the areas of IT and Travel/Tourism Gold Winner:

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Wharton School’s International Reimagine Education Awards in the category ‘Engineering and Technology.’

Expand the GWF sustainable model through the continued growth of the start-up Service Desk in Hazyview, which is generating profits and employing alumni

Silver Winner:

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Wharton School’s International Reimagine Education Awards in the

Plan for the inception of a second cluster of

category ‘Africa.’

Digital Learning Campuses in South Africa

Bronze Winner:

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Wharton School’s International Reimagine Education Awards in the category ‘Sustainability’.

Winner: CompTIA Growth Rising Star Award

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Continue to increase the number of children enrolled in GWF’s Open Learning Academy

10,000

10,000

for exemplary partnership. This award recognises partners who have gone above and beyond to help serve the

7,500

IT Industry and support our future IT

5,956

leaders around the world. 5,000 Finalist, Sibusiso Mnisi: Conservation Academy Coordinator: Eco-Logic Awards in the category ‘EcoYouth’. Recognises individuals who are

2,500

championing sustainability and the environment. 0 2018

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About Khumbulani Acting as a haven for 320 HIV Aids-infected and affected children, Khumbulani Educare Centre is a registered non-profit organisation working in Khayelitsha, one of South Africa’s largest informal settlements and one of the poorest communities in the greater Cape Town area. It had humble beginnings in the two-bedroom home of Gloria Bebeza in 2000, a local f rom Khayelitsha township, who saw that parents affected by the HIV virus, and their children who directly or indirectly suffered f rom it, were in great need of support. Mama Gloria’s home-run initiative has flourished into the safe haven it is today. In addition to a day care, the centre is home to a feeding scheme supporting 350 people daily, an aftercare programme for 80 primary and high school children, and a weekly HIV support group for women f rom eight surrounding communities. Vision Khumbulani strives to help create a community which operates in a safe environment where children, youth, parents, and families are active, educated and empowered. Mission Khumbulani aims to empower children, youth, parents,

Our mission is to create a space that stimulates learning through a safe and creative environment.”

and families through an active community-based initiative which strives to protect those who are vulnerable, in crisis or at risk.

–– Gloria Bebeza Founder of Khumbulani Educare Centre

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KHUMBULANI EDUCARE CENTRE

2018 Highlights

Khumbulani provides nutritious warm meals and developmental support to:

320 120 35

Educare Children

50 HIV positive adults attend a support group once a week

Aftercare Children

Adults

Community home visits are conducted twice a week to bedridden patients who require support

30 women and 5 men

take part in support meetings twice a week to discuss their experiences with HIV/AIDS

120 students

attend aftercare f rom Monday to Friday

Khumbulani holds a

psycho-social support group every Friday for children

Khumbulani were able to continue supporting children

affected and infected by HIV/AIDS

and youth in the community through a number of donations for their facilities:

21 employees including teachers, facilitators and security; and

5 teaching assistants

Washing machine and tumble dryer

Microwaves

Cots for classrooms

Blankets

Educational material and books

Mattresses


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2018 Achievements

Managed to register 300 children for Early Childhood Development and 120 children for aftercare.

A new youth programme was established.

A steering committee was formed for

Community mobilisation and awareness

the Khayelitsha community.

about HIV/AIDS discrimination.

The Road Ahead

Create a physical environment that stimulates learning through play and good nutrition, which is essential to the learning process.

Run and implement a fully-fledged organisation with up-to-date office equipment as well as management and administrative systems.

Empower youth and children to claim their

Enhance the capacity of families and

rights and accept their responsibilities

communities to protect and develop

and independence.

their children.

Provide a safe environment, life skills and

Keep up to date with current HIV/AIDS and

educational programmes in an aftercare

TB intervention strategies in order to inform

facility for youth and children from various

the programme and curb discrimination in

schools in Khayelitsha.

the community.

Develop a skilled and professional workforce that is permanently employed, e.g social worker and trained facilitators.

Build a network of families that can connect and be exposed to different cultures.

Protect those who are vulnerable, at risk and in crisis.

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About Wildlife ACT Wildlife ACT’s founders, Simon, Chris, and Jo, are united by their shared love for Africa, her inhabitants and her spaces, along with a keen awareness of the disparity between the efforts put towards wildlife conservation versus those put towards the communities living in close proximity to these areas. With this in mind, Wildlife ACT advances conservation and enables community upliftment in three ways: 1. Delivering time and expertise to provide adequate management, capture, transport and reintroduction of endangered animals to new homes 2. Developing and deploying state-of-the-art monitoring, anti-poaching measures and equipment in the field 3. Helping rural communities who live alongside protected wildlife areas to develop a love and respect for nature, providing them with reasons to protect it and advancing economic empowerment Vision Wildlife ACT’s vision involves saving Africa’s iconic and endangered species from extinction, thereby enabling widespread biodiversity conservation for future generations. Mission Through strategic partnerships and sustainable funding models, Wildlife ACT aims to: 1. Implement professional and strategic monitoring and research to enable and inform effective conservation management of wildlife 2. Identify and develop programmes within surrounding

There is no better feeling than seeing a species return to a system where they have been absent for so long. Getting to follow endangered species as they explore their new home is exhilarating and one of the greatest rewards of the work which we do.”

communities to support wildlife conservation 3. Secure existing protected areas and support range expansion of African wildlife

–– Dr Simon Morgan Wildlife ACT Co-Founder and Executive Trustee

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2018 Highlights

432 volunteers joined the projects in 2018

114,578

Total man hours

14,735

Hours in the field

182,235 km Distance driven for monitoring

160+ Elephant

165+ African Wild Dog

monitoring sessions with

fitted with tracking & anti-snare collars; and

120+ African Wild Dog treated and rescued f rom snares

70,683

Data entries of priority species recorded

4 Elephant treated for wounds

49 Vultures

fitted with GPS backpacks/trackers

128 Vulture wings tagged and sampled and 16 nests surveyed

130+ Lion call-ups performed

342 animals fitted with tracking devices

90 Rhino

dehorned and 33 notched

400+ animals relocated to new homes

8 Elephant

31 Cheetah

200+ Wild Dog

19 Cheetah

245 Rhino

58 Lion

161 Black Rhino

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The Road Ahead

Wildlife ACT aims to increase awareness on endangered species conservation and develop sustainable tourismbased funding models to ensure growth or stability of their focal species. Conservation success will include: Achievements & Awards

African Wild Dogs: Success will be measured by the number of new homes

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Second place in the “Best for Wildlife” category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards in November 2018.

and maintenance of existing wild dog populations, with limited breakouts and low snaring rates.

Rhinos: Rhinos are currently being poached Wildlife ACT has initiated and supported endangered species and protected area conservation in South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique,

at a rate greater than their population is growing. Realistically, in the next two years success will mean a halt, and noticeable decline, in poaching numbers.

Malawi, Ethiopia and the Seychelles. Cheetahs: Success will be measured by the number of new homes and maintenance of Wildlife ACT was accepted as a member organisation of the

existing cheetah populations, with limited breakouts and low snaring rates.

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the global authority on environmental

Vultures: There has been an annual decrease

conservation matters.

in nesting birds since Wildlife ACT started monitoring them. Success would mean a stabilisation of the population over the next 2 years and increase steadily within 5 years.

Wildlife ACT’s volunteering programme became Fair Trade Tourism certified; another testament to offering sustainable and ethical responsible tourism practice.

Turtles: The demarcation of the region surrounding North Island, in the Seychelles, as a marine protected area within the next two years, thereby securing the reef system and beaches for continued breeding of endangered turtles.

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About The Click Foundation The Click Foundation started in 2012 following the widespread recognition that South Africa’s education system was failing the most vulnerable of the country’s children. The Foundation believes that innovation and a change of mindset can break this stalemate and provide our future generations with the education they are worthy of. The Foundation utilises technology-driven learning to “pursue outcome-based interventions that can meaningfully impact learners.” They believe that technology allows for a cost-effective, efficient solution that can make the difference in South Af rica’s education system, and when implemented in a scalable manner, can be the paradigm shift needed to produce the right results. Vision The Click Foundation strives to build an education system that provides every child with the educational foundation they deserve and enable them to thrive in the South Af rican economy, upon entering the workforce. Having started with an online English Literacy Programme, the Foundation has since developed numeracy and IT programmes for young

The Click Foundation provides kids with the critical foundational literacy and technological skills required for future success.”

learners. Their vision is to have all children learning to read fluently with comprehension and equip them with a solid foundation for further learning.

–– Nicola Harris Chief Executive Officer of The Click Foundation

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The Click Foundation’s literacy project aims to have all children learning to read fluently, and with comprehension, by Grade 3. The programme strives to achieve this by: 1.

Building literacy skills and reading knowledge f rom single sounds through to comprehension

2.

Providing auditory and visual instructions

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Using repetition, revision and consolidation of skills

4.

Individualised and self-paced learning

5.

Requiring only basic facilitation and implementation

2018 Highlights

The Road Ahead

Implement a technology-based infrastructure in communities where children are most vulnerable.

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primary schools

275+ jobs created

900+

teachers trained

Continue to train and upskill principals, teachers and facilitators f rom local communities.

Work towards establishing a partnership with

65,000+ active learners Gauteng - 34,343 KwaZulu-Natal - 246 Mpumalanga - 6,683

the National Department of Education.

Strive towards launching 200 - 270 schools next year.

Western Cape - 24,131 Increase the number of active learners to 1 Million, by 2024. 1 Million

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06 Financials

In 2018, a total of R3,246,987 was raised through Rhino Africa, the Rhino team, our clients and our suppliers. Our fundraisers have allowed us to give back and to ensure the wellbeing and continued protection of this continent’s treasured wildlife, landscapes, and communities. R3,040,719 was donated to our partners: the Good Work Foundation, Wildlife ACT, Khumbulani Educare Centre and The Click Foundation. We have set ourselves another ambitious target for the next financial year and want to see our fundraising efforts significantly increase.

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06 FINANCIALS

COMPARISON OF FUNDS RAISED AND DISTRIBUTED

2018 was a challenging year for the travel and tourism

8,000,000

industry as South Africa was faced with the water crisis, political uncertainty relating to land reform and a number of other headwinds. Although we did not exceed the successful 2017 year in terms of impact contributions, we continued to drive our agenda to make a meaningful difference and keep

6,000,000

this at the centre of why we do what we do.

Financial Year

Funds Raised

Funds Distributed

2016

R3,461,427

R3,461,427

4,000,000

2,000,000 2017

R7,131,717

R5,831,717

2018

R3,246,987

R3,040,719

0 2016

TOTAL FUNDS RAISED IN 2018

2017

2018

TOTAL FUNDS DISTRIBUTED IN 2018

R3,246,987

R3,040,719

Rhino Africa

80%

R2,609,047

Wildlife ACT

43%

R1,400,000

Suppliers

16%

R532,469

Good Work Foundation

46%

R1,500,000

Partners

3%

R105,471

Khumbulani Educare Centre

4%

R140,719

*Amounts net of fundraising costs

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07

Join Our Journey and Leave Your Legacy in Africa

After another groundbreaking year of affecting positive change in Af rica, Rhino Af rica is more committed than ever to our goal of preserving our beautiful continent and all its inhabitants. The various Impact Partners that we are proud to support continue to astonish and reach even greater milestones on their journey, but we know that none of it would have been possible, nor will it continue to be, without the goodwill and generosity of others. With your help, we can make even greater strides in the fight to protect our three pillars: the wildlife, landscapes and people of Africa. Get involved, join us on our journey, and leave your legacy in Af rica.

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0 7 J O I N O U R J O U R N E Y A N D L E AVE YO U R L E G AC Y I N A F R I CA 0 7 J O I N O U R J O U R N E Y A N D L E AV E Y O U R L E G A C Y I N A F R I C A

Want to get involved? Here’s how Travelling with Rhino Africa

Donate directly to support our initiatives

Just by booking with Rhino Af rica, you will help support

You can donate directly by visiting our “Doing Good” page

and fund our various partners from the Good Work

on our website and clicking “Donate Now”.

Foundation and Khumbulani Educare Centre to Wildlife ACT and The Click Foundation.

When making a donation, please send an email to our founder, David, with your name, donation amount, and which initiative you’d like your funds to go to.

Extend your stay in South Africa

Still have questions?

Visit or volunteer at one of our Impact Partners and be a

Find out more about our initiatives and the specific needs

part of conservation and upliftment in action.

of our partners by getting in touch today.

+27 21 469 2600

Participate in Challenge4ACause

david@rhinoaf rica.com

Funds raised at this event support wildlife conservation in Africa.

Become an ambassador Raise funds to support our initiatives by creating your

rhinoaf rica.com

*The Rise Africa Foundation is a registered non-profit organisation. Reference Number: 183-947.

own donation page on a crowd funding platform such as

Please note that South Af rican donors are eligible for a

Given Gain.

section 18A certificate.

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Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners UP TO R75 000

Azura Lodge

UP TO R50 000

Queen Victoria Hotel Ulusaba Jock Safari Af rican Bushcamps Sanbona Ghoha Hills

UP TO R20 000

Wild Horizons Tongabezi Visulink The Residence Oliver’s Restaurant & Lodge

PERSONAL DONORS

Lena Melcher Laurent Voirol Donna Lichti Mickael Martin Terence Ryan Ana Moro Susie Wool


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