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Protect Our Wildlife

PROTECT OUR WILDLIFE! PLEASE DONATE. SWF is a Public Benefit Organisation and your donations can qualify as a taxable deduction. Account holder:…
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Trade in Rhino Horn

Written by Ian Kilbride There is a brutal irony to game ranger, Anton Mzimba, being gunned down a mere five days before…
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White Lions of the World

Almost all wild lion live in Africa, but there is one small population that exists elsewhere. Panthera le oleo (African lion) is…
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Two Oceans Marathon

The Spirit Education Foundation has put together a running team for The 2 Oceans Ultra Marathon and the Half Marathon in April.…
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JGTS Driving Programme

The JGTS driving programme remains popular amongst students. Obtaining a driver’s licence has become essential in securing formal employment opportunities within the…
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Back to School

The Spirit Education Foundation welcomes 140 scholars at 12 partnership High Schools in the Western Cape in 2023. 25 Grade 8s will…
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Hear in Africa

Mrs Marlene Adams is 67 years old, lived in Cape Town her whole life and is a mother of two and grand…
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Find Your Voice

Spirit Education Foundation selects a theme each year that coincides with the implementation of their Mentorship program The 2023 theme is VOICE,…
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Saying Goodbye

Spirit Wildlife Foundation - Elephants Alive ‘They also serve who only stand and wait’ - John Milton As the year draws to…
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Fab 5 Update

Whilst Grey, Spirit, Jemu and Lilli learn to navigate summer months in the reserve, Wyntir and River seem intent on introducing Blizzy…
Continue Reading

SEF Registration Day

The Spirit Education Foundation (https://spiritf.org/education-foundation/) recently celebrated its new scholars’ day. Held at Wynberg Girls High School, 42 new SEF scholars joined…
Continue Reading

Spirit Wildlife Foundation

As usual, November in the bush lived up to our expectations! The days are long, hot and extremely humid. Temperatures reach 25…
Continue Reading

Upper Liesbeek River Garden

Help the Spirit Community Foundation to provide the necessary support to preserve this river through the work we do with Upper Liesbeek…
Continue Reading

Tracking Trailblazer

Trailblazer was collared in March 2022 in Mozambique by our partners on the ground (Mozambique Wildlife Alliance) together with a group of…
Continue Reading

SEF Registration Day 2022

This past weekend we welcomed 43 new scholars into the Spirit Education Foundation (28 new Grade 8’s). We are so proud of…
Continue Reading

Meet the Spirit Education Foundation Team

Dr. Armand Bam – Managing Director of The Spirit Foundation Dr Armand Bam completed his secondary schooling at Plumstead High School and…
Continue Reading

Did you know?

Did you know: Of the one billion population of persons with disabilities, 80% live in developing countries? One in every five women…
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Assegaia Update

The magnificent King Assegaia is the pride male of the Royal Trinity - but did you know that he is the youngest…
Continue Reading

Spirit Education Foundation and Oxbridge

This week I was the guest of the Appleton Chairman, Tim Hughes, at a reception hosted by the UK High Commissioner, Antony…
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Elephant Tracking

Elephant movements decrease during the dry season due to depleting resources. Although this year there was more water available compared to previous…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4

It has been just over a month since Spirit, Grey, Jemu and Lilli were relocated from the Intensive Protection Zone to the…
Continue Reading

Protect Our Wildlife

PROTECT OUR WILDLIFE! PLEASE DONATE. SWF is a Public Benefit Organisation and your donations can qualify as a taxable deduction. Account holder:…
Continue Reading

Jakes Gerwel Technical School Driving Programme

Only 21,8% of women possess a driver’s licence in South Africa, compared to 40,1% of men. This glaring and disempowering disparity between…
Continue Reading

Intwandamela Update

Intwandamela is a majestic prime bull the team has had the privilege to monitor around the clock since 2005. The long-term dataset…
Continue Reading

Observation of Rhinos

Summer has well and truly arrived at Care for Wild. The temperatures are climbing daily and the rain is falling heavily. The…
Continue Reading

The Big Issue

“The change in your pocket makes a big change in the lives of vendors”, is a mantra of The Big Issue. It…
Continue Reading

Munnik Daughters Concour Half Iron Man

They’ve done it! In memory of Lynne Munnik, the amazing Munnik daughters took on the Isuzu Half Iron Man challenge and completed…
Continue Reading

Giving Tuesday

Getting into the giving Spirit. 29 November 2022 Save the Date Giving Tuesday is a global movement whereby organizations, individuals and communities…
Continue Reading

Upper Liesbeek River Garden

Did you know: The Liesbeek River is named after a river in the Netherlands? It flows for approximately 9kms from Table Mountain…
Continue Reading

Elephant Identification

Elephant identification is important in the tracking process. Together with the support of the Spirit Wildlife Foundation, Elephants Alive has been able…
Continue Reading

‘We Rise By Lifting Others’ – Robert Ingersoll

Written by Michelle Henley, Director, Co-Foundation & Principal Researcher at Elephants Alive We have had the privilege of fitting collars and conducting…
Continue Reading

The League of Friends of the Blind

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision”, wrote Helen Keller. Help the Spirit Community Foundation to…
Continue Reading

Stealing Hearts

After Zac's stiff legs last month, he is continuing with supplements to aid mobility as well as rest time away from the…
Continue Reading

White Lions of the World

Almost all wild lion live in Africa, but there is one small population that exists elsewhere. Panthera le oleo (African lion) is…
Continue Reading

Employment Readiness

There are key factors that determine employment readiness. Our work with Bonnievale 418 assists youth with their critical thinking skills, personal presentation…
Continue Reading

Fitness is Key

Physical fitness and participation in recreational activities at school is important for teens. It helps with reducing stress, improves skin condition, helps…
Continue Reading

Puddles of Fun!

With the first small amounts of rainfall earlier this month, the dried-up mud pools became a haven in the tropical heat. Daisy…
Continue Reading

Millions of Children without School

Despite the efforts to promote educational opportunities for youth, approximately 263 million children, adolescents and youth worldwide are out of school. In…
Continue Reading

Munnik sisters raise funds

    The unique legacy of our late beloved Lynne Munnik is being carried forward by her daughters, Julia Munnik and Alexandra…
Continue Reading

5 Things you Should Know About Trees

Trees are important for our environment. 5 things you should know they are good for: 1. Purifying air 2. Saving water 3.…
Continue Reading

Employment trends for Youth

According to the International Labour Organisation, youth (15-24) make up nearly half of the world’s unemployed. The impact of COVID-19 pandemic has…
Continue Reading

The FAB 4 Update

In January 2019, Spirit, Grey, Jemu and Lilli entered the first stages of rewilding and were released into the first phase of…
Continue Reading

The Upper Liesbeek River

The Upper Liesbeek River Garden (ULRG) is situated along both banks of the Upper Liesbeek, adjacent to the suburbs of Bishopscourt Village…
Continue Reading

Miracles do Happen!

Miracles do happen and the Spirit Wildlife Foundation can prove it! In a world of international conflict and atrocity, nature has a…
Continue Reading

Support our LOFOB Partner

At least 2.2 billion people worldwide have a vision impairment. The World Health Organization recognizes the vital role in educating citizens on…
Continue Reading

The Full Circle

The Full Circle It is unusual to be in a position to make a meaningful difference to the lives of scholars, communities…
Continue Reading

The Full Circle

The Full Circle It is unusual to be in a position to make a meaningful difference to the lives of scholars, communities…
Continue Reading

The Full Circle

The Full Circle It is unusual to be in a position to make a meaningful difference to the lives of scholars, communities…
Continue Reading

Teacher Appreciation Day

Spirit Education Foundation Salutes Our Teachers On Teacher Appreciation Day. Inspiring and uplifting our youth can create a long-lasting positive impact on…
Continue Reading

The Special Ones: Daisy & Modjadji

Daisy is now 9 months old and growing quickly. In the beginning, it seemed as though this little calf would never put…
Continue Reading

Protect Our Rhinos

Our suspicions that Jemu and Spirit were coming on heat were confirmed this month. Storm has been aggressively protecting the crash, making…
Continue Reading

Hard of Hearing

The Spirit Community Foundation assists the hard of hearing. Here’s just one such story: Ms Jacobs, the youngest of 10 children, was…
Continue Reading

SCF partners with ULRG

The Spirit Community Foundation (SCF) partners with the Upper Liesbeek River Garden (ULRG) team to maintain and upgrade the river garden so…
Continue Reading

International Literacy Day

8 September 2022 is International Literacy Day “The earlier the blind child starts to read, the better. Early literacy experiences create a…
Continue Reading

The Big Issue

The appearance of Prince William on the front cover of the South African edition of the Spirit Community Foundation-sponsored Big Issue magazine…
Continue Reading

Meeting Intwandamela

By Michelle Henley - Elephants Alive, Director, Co-founder & Principal Researcher The Elephants Alive’s ID study involves taking detailed photos for identification…
Continue Reading

Our Alumni

What is success? How is it measured? When is it fully attained? Often, we measure success based on financial wealth, a good…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4 and Storm

In this month's update, we wanted to give you a small glimpse into the protection of the rhinos that you support, as…
Continue Reading

The Women of Big Issue

The Big Issue, in collaboration with Spirit Foundation, recognises the struggles that the female vendors face and acknowledge their remarkable efforts to…
Continue Reading

A Birth is Announced

Spirit Wildlife Foundation is elated to announce the birth of a precious baby white rhino to mother Olive and father Storm at…
Continue Reading

The Global White Lion Protection Trust

The Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF) is pleased to celebrate our partnership with Global White Lion Trust (WLT). WLT has a unique approach…
Continue Reading

Elephants Alive

Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF) is pleased to announce and celebrate our partnership with Elephants Alive. Elephants Alive (EA) has a rich history…
Continue Reading

Trade in Rhino Horn

Written by Ian Kilbride There is a brutal irony to game ranger, Anton Mzimba, being gunned down a mere five days before…
Continue Reading

I am Women

I am women  The survivor, the one who opposed all pressure and will overcome oppression, challenges and danger  I am women I…
Continue Reading

Daisy & Modjadji

Daisy is very nearly 7 months old and has just reached another monumental milestone. She was recently introduced to fellow orphans Aquazi…
Continue Reading

Appleton Mandela Day

APPLETON SUPPORTS LOFOB AND LEARNS FROM OUR BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED FRIENDS Appleton shared a special and memorable Mandela Day on Monday…
Continue Reading

Cadiz Mandela Day

I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wilderness. We must never forget that it is our…
Continue Reading

Warwick Wealth Mandela Day

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela In honour of Madiba, our Warwick…
Continue Reading

Zac Update

Following observations of trembling and weak legs last month, veterinarian Dr Albertus Coetzee was called to examine Zac. Zac received massage therapy…
Continue Reading

Support for LOFOB

The Spirit Community Foundation Support for the League of Friends of the Blind (LOFOB) Occupational Therapy - supporting the early childhood needs…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4

The rescue of an orphaned rhino calf is just the beginning of a very long and committed process to save a species…
Continue Reading

Upper Liesbeek River

One of the recent major achievements at the ULRG has been the replacement of the deteriorating log tables and seats with recycled…
Continue Reading

Upper Liesbeek River

It is remarkable to record that during the past 18 years, we have planted more than 250 indigenous trees at the Upper…
Continue Reading

Youth Camp 2022

The Spirit Education Foundation concluded Youth Month this past weekend on the ultimate high as we took 120 high school scholars from…
Continue Reading

Vuma #Feet4Fees

16 June 2021 On Youth Day, Wednesday 16 June, members of the Spirit Education Foundation team, Saskia Wiese and Paula Wallace-Pickering took…
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41 Goodison’s music lesson

Alex Iwobi savoured an “amazing” and belated opportunity to witness Everton in the Community’s “life-changing” work on a visit to the charity’s…
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Everton in mental health awareness event

Everton Women’s Courtney Brosnan and Hanna Bennison took a trip to Springwell Park Primary School in Bootle to find out more about…
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Lampard meets Imagine Your Goals

In light of mental health awareness week, we're shining the spotlight on Everton in the Community’s mental health programme, Imagine Your Goals…
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Principal’s Message

Welcome to the Everton Free School website. I am delighted and honoured to have been appointed as the new Principal during such…
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Spirit Wildlife Foundation

Sunday 5th June was World Environment Day, which presents an opportune time to profile the stellar work of the Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF).…
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Feet 4 Fees Youth Day

Get up, lace up and show up for our youth on Youth Day 2022! Enter the Spirit Education Foundation Feet4Fees Youth Day…
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Fab 5 Update

Since 2019, Care for Wild has integrated a range of different technologies to enhance our security strategy as well as collect and…
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Zac Update

We are very happy to again report that Zac is doing well. There are again significant improvements to his mobility and activity…
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Blizzy & Pebble

We can't believe how fast these two rascals are growing! It is very interesting to compare their development to that of little…
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Masiphumelele Rugby Club

Saturday the 23rd of April was a massive day in Warwick Masiphumelele Rugby Clubs history. It fielded for the first time ever…
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The Will to Survive

Despite her highly rocky start to life, Daisy has a will to survive which is awe-inspiring and humbling. Last month Veterinarian Dr…
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Daisy is Teething

Daisy was rescued on the 9th of December 2021. She was just a few hours old when she arrived at Care for…
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Fab Five Update

March was an interesting month in terms of the weather and its subsequent effect on the veldt and the rhinos' behaviour. Temperatures…
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Calf Born!

Just two weeks after Wyntir and her newborn made international headlines, fellow orphaned rhino River, gave birth to a little bullcalf. Baby…
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River gives Birth!

Just two weeks after Wyntir and her newborn made international headlines, fellow orphaned rhino River, gave birth to a little bull calf.…
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Permits for Hunting

Spirit Wildlife Foundation is deeply concerned about the granting of permits for the hunting of ten critically endangered black rhino. We ask…
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Breaking News

Hope for rhino's as world's first rhino calf born at Care for Wild Rhino Sactuary, South Africa to orphan's of poaching. Rhino…
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Daisy’s Story

On Thursday 9th December we received a little miracle. She came in the form of a tiny rhino calf, possibly just hours…
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December update

December has challenged us more than we ever thought possible. A devastating month for rhino populations in South Africa, we received 6…
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Bless the Rains!

November has been a busy month for the team here at Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary. A few weeks ago, after heavy…
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5 Year Rescue Anniversary

  November 2016 saw the arrival of three orphans within just a few days of each other. Grey, Jemu & Spirit were…
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Fab Five update

October has been a month of stunning change in the bush. The first decent rains of the summer have turned the yellowy…
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Meet the Fab Five

Being able to tell each of the rhinos apart is extremely important when monitoring. Each rhino has their own unique microchip number…
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Thank you for supporting an orphaned rhino

South Africa is at the centre of the rhino poaching crisis. Rhinos are being brutally murdered daily in National Parks, Provincial Parks…
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LOFOB

Throughout her pregnancy Anushka had great expectations for her unborn child. Like most parents she never anticipated her baby being diagnosed with…
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The Big Issue

We believe that humans are holistic beings, hence we strive to prevent them from being broken. In as much as the people…
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Prepared for life

Jakes Gerwel Technical High School understands that in South Africa, the final qualification of 88% of all learners is basic education. 9…
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Our Rich Heritage

on 24th September, South Africans had the opportunity of celebrating our country’s unique diversity and heritage. Heritage Day is an occasion that…
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A Voice for Children

28 June 2021 Grade 9 Spirit Education Foundation scholar, Brandi Ryland, serves as a Western Cape Child Government Monitor for the Commissioner…
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Scholar Orientation Picnic

27 November 2020 The Spirit Education Foundation is delighted to award high school scholarships to 15 bright and worthy young scholars entering…
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Registration Day

The annual registration day was a highlight to the year. We were fortunate to host this year’s event as it was sorely…
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Back to School

The academic year 2022 for Western Cape schools started on Wednesday 17 January, 25 nervously excited Grade 8's officially began their high…
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Matric Celebration

The Matric class of 2021 have endured, thrived, and excelled in overcoming some tough educational challenges. With multiple uncertainties in the past…
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Dehorning – Why it’s Important

Our dehorning operation continued this month. Over two days we successfully dehorned another 26 rhinos at Care for Wild. Whilst Lilli and…
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World Rhino Month

September is always a standout month for us here at Care for Wild and the excitement grows steadily stronger each day as…
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Zac Update

All of Zac's symptoms are indicators of an underlying condition. This might be linked to an old injury or a muscle related…
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Rights and Responsibilities

Spirit Education Foundation scholars Youth Day contemplated the equal importance of knowing and standing up for their rights, as well as the…
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Protect Our Wildlife

PROTECT OUR WILDLIFE! PLEASE DONATE. SWF is a Public Benefit Organisation and your donations can qualify as a taxable deduction. Account holder:…
Continue Reading

Trade in Rhino Horn

Written by Ian Kilbride There is a brutal irony to game ranger, Anton Mzimba, being gunned down a mere five days before…
Continue Reading

White Lions of the World

Almost all wild lion live in Africa, but there is one small population that exists elsewhere. Panthera le oleo (African lion) is…
Continue Reading

Two Oceans Marathon

The Spirit Education Foundation has put together a running team for The 2 Oceans Ultra Marathon and the Half Marathon in April.…
Continue Reading

JGTS Driving Programme

The JGTS driving programme remains popular amongst students. Obtaining a driver’s licence has become essential in securing formal employment opportunities within the…
Continue Reading

Back to School

The Spirit Education Foundation welcomes 140 scholars at 12 partnership High Schools in the Western Cape in 2023. 25 Grade 8s will…
Continue Reading

Hear in Africa

Mrs Marlene Adams is 67 years old, lived in Cape Town her whole life and is a mother of two and grand…
Continue Reading

Find Your Voice

Spirit Education Foundation selects a theme each year that coincides with the implementation of their Mentorship program The 2023 theme is VOICE,…
Continue Reading

Saying Goodbye

Spirit Wildlife Foundation - Elephants Alive ‘They also serve who only stand and wait’ - John Milton As the year draws to…
Continue Reading

Fab 5 Update

Whilst Grey, Spirit, Jemu and Lilli learn to navigate summer months in the reserve, Wyntir and River seem intent on introducing Blizzy…
Continue Reading

SEF Registration Day

The Spirit Education Foundation (https://spiritf.org/education-foundation/) recently celebrated its new scholars’ day. Held at Wynberg Girls High School, 42 new SEF scholars joined…
Continue Reading

Spirit Wildlife Foundation

As usual, November in the bush lived up to our expectations! The days are long, hot and extremely humid. Temperatures reach 25…
Continue Reading

Upper Liesbeek River Garden

Help the Spirit Community Foundation to provide the necessary support to preserve this river through the work we do with Upper Liesbeek…
Continue Reading

Tracking Trailblazer

Trailblazer was collared in March 2022 in Mozambique by our partners on the ground (Mozambique Wildlife Alliance) together with a group of…
Continue Reading

SEF Registration Day 2022

This past weekend we welcomed 43 new scholars into the Spirit Education Foundation (28 new Grade 8’s). We are so proud of…
Continue Reading

Meet the Spirit Education Foundation Team

Dr. Armand Bam – Managing Director of The Spirit Foundation Dr Armand Bam completed his secondary schooling at Plumstead High School and…
Continue Reading

Did you know?

Did you know: Of the one billion population of persons with disabilities, 80% live in developing countries? One in every five women…
Continue Reading

Assegaia Update

The magnificent King Assegaia is the pride male of the Royal Trinity - but did you know that he is the youngest…
Continue Reading

Spirit Education Foundation and Oxbridge

This week I was the guest of the Appleton Chairman, Tim Hughes, at a reception hosted by the UK High Commissioner, Antony…
Continue Reading

Elephant Tracking

Elephant movements decrease during the dry season due to depleting resources. Although this year there was more water available compared to previous…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4

It has been just over a month since Spirit, Grey, Jemu and Lilli were relocated from the Intensive Protection Zone to the…
Continue Reading

Protect Our Wildlife

PROTECT OUR WILDLIFE! PLEASE DONATE. SWF is a Public Benefit Organisation and your donations can qualify as a taxable deduction. Account holder:…
Continue Reading

Jakes Gerwel Technical School Driving Programme

Only 21,8% of women possess a driver’s licence in South Africa, compared to 40,1% of men. This glaring and disempowering disparity between…
Continue Reading

Intwandamela Update

Intwandamela is a majestic prime bull the team has had the privilege to monitor around the clock since 2005. The long-term dataset…
Continue Reading

Observation of Rhinos

Summer has well and truly arrived at Care for Wild. The temperatures are climbing daily and the rain is falling heavily. The…
Continue Reading

The Big Issue

“The change in your pocket makes a big change in the lives of vendors”, is a mantra of The Big Issue. It…
Continue Reading

Munnik Daughters Concour Half Iron Man

They’ve done it! In memory of Lynne Munnik, the amazing Munnik daughters took on the Isuzu Half Iron Man challenge and completed…
Continue Reading

Giving Tuesday

Getting into the giving Spirit. 29 November 2022 Save the Date Giving Tuesday is a global movement whereby organizations, individuals and communities…
Continue Reading

Upper Liesbeek River Garden

Did you know: The Liesbeek River is named after a river in the Netherlands? It flows for approximately 9kms from Table Mountain…
Continue Reading

Elephant Identification

Elephant identification is important in the tracking process. Together with the support of the Spirit Wildlife Foundation, Elephants Alive has been able…
Continue Reading

‘We Rise By Lifting Others’ – Robert Ingersoll

Written by Michelle Henley, Director, Co-Foundation & Principal Researcher at Elephants Alive We have had the privilege of fitting collars and conducting…
Continue Reading

The League of Friends of the Blind

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision”, wrote Helen Keller. Help the Spirit Community Foundation to…
Continue Reading

Stealing Hearts

After Zac's stiff legs last month, he is continuing with supplements to aid mobility as well as rest time away from the…
Continue Reading

White Lions of the World

Almost all wild lion live in Africa, but there is one small population that exists elsewhere. Panthera le oleo (African lion) is…
Continue Reading

Employment Readiness

There are key factors that determine employment readiness. Our work with Bonnievale 418 assists youth with their critical thinking skills, personal presentation…
Continue Reading

Fitness is Key

Physical fitness and participation in recreational activities at school is important for teens. It helps with reducing stress, improves skin condition, helps…
Continue Reading

Puddles of Fun!

With the first small amounts of rainfall earlier this month, the dried-up mud pools became a haven in the tropical heat. Daisy…
Continue Reading

Millions of Children without School

Despite the efforts to promote educational opportunities for youth, approximately 263 million children, adolescents and youth worldwide are out of school. In…
Continue Reading

Munnik sisters raise funds

    The unique legacy of our late beloved Lynne Munnik is being carried forward by her daughters, Julia Munnik and Alexandra…
Continue Reading

5 Things you Should Know About Trees

Trees are important for our environment. 5 things you should know they are good for: 1. Purifying air 2. Saving water 3.…
Continue Reading

Employment trends for Youth

According to the International Labour Organisation, youth (15-24) make up nearly half of the world’s unemployed. The impact of COVID-19 pandemic has…
Continue Reading

The FAB 4 Update

In January 2019, Spirit, Grey, Jemu and Lilli entered the first stages of rewilding and were released into the first phase of…
Continue Reading

The Upper Liesbeek River

The Upper Liesbeek River Garden (ULRG) is situated along both banks of the Upper Liesbeek, adjacent to the suburbs of Bishopscourt Village…
Continue Reading

Miracles do Happen!

Miracles do happen and the Spirit Wildlife Foundation can prove it! In a world of international conflict and atrocity, nature has a…
Continue Reading

Support our LOFOB Partner

At least 2.2 billion people worldwide have a vision impairment. The World Health Organization recognizes the vital role in educating citizens on…
Continue Reading

The Full Circle

The Full Circle It is unusual to be in a position to make a meaningful difference to the lives of scholars, communities…
Continue Reading

The Full Circle

The Full Circle It is unusual to be in a position to make a meaningful difference to the lives of scholars, communities…
Continue Reading

The Full Circle

The Full Circle It is unusual to be in a position to make a meaningful difference to the lives of scholars, communities…
Continue Reading

Teacher Appreciation Day

Spirit Education Foundation Salutes Our Teachers On Teacher Appreciation Day. Inspiring and uplifting our youth can create a long-lasting positive impact on…
Continue Reading

The Special Ones: Daisy & Modjadji

Daisy is now 9 months old and growing quickly. In the beginning, it seemed as though this little calf would never put…
Continue Reading

Protect Our Rhinos

Our suspicions that Jemu and Spirit were coming on heat were confirmed this month. Storm has been aggressively protecting the crash, making…
Continue Reading

Hard of Hearing

The Spirit Community Foundation assists the hard of hearing. Here’s just one such story: Ms Jacobs, the youngest of 10 children, was…
Continue Reading

SCF partners with ULRG

The Spirit Community Foundation (SCF) partners with the Upper Liesbeek River Garden (ULRG) team to maintain and upgrade the river garden so…
Continue Reading

International Literacy Day

8 September 2022 is International Literacy Day “The earlier the blind child starts to read, the better. Early literacy experiences create a…
Continue Reading

The Big Issue

The appearance of Prince William on the front cover of the South African edition of the Spirit Community Foundation-sponsored Big Issue magazine…
Continue Reading

Meeting Intwandamela

By Michelle Henley - Elephants Alive, Director, Co-founder & Principal Researcher The Elephants Alive’s ID study involves taking detailed photos for identification…
Continue Reading

Our Alumni

What is success? How is it measured? When is it fully attained? Often, we measure success based on financial wealth, a good…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4 and Storm

In this month's update, we wanted to give you a small glimpse into the protection of the rhinos that you support, as…
Continue Reading

The Women of Big Issue

The Big Issue, in collaboration with Spirit Foundation, recognises the struggles that the female vendors face and acknowledge their remarkable efforts to…
Continue Reading

A Birth is Announced

Spirit Wildlife Foundation is elated to announce the birth of a precious baby white rhino to mother Olive and father Storm at…
Continue Reading

The Global White Lion Protection Trust

The Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF) is pleased to celebrate our partnership with Global White Lion Trust (WLT). WLT has a unique approach…
Continue Reading

Elephants Alive

Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF) is pleased to announce and celebrate our partnership with Elephants Alive. Elephants Alive (EA) has a rich history…
Continue Reading

Trade in Rhino Horn

Written by Ian Kilbride There is a brutal irony to game ranger, Anton Mzimba, being gunned down a mere five days before…
Continue Reading

I am Women

I am women  The survivor, the one who opposed all pressure and will overcome oppression, challenges and danger  I am women I…
Continue Reading

Daisy & Modjadji

Daisy is very nearly 7 months old and has just reached another monumental milestone. She was recently introduced to fellow orphans Aquazi…
Continue Reading

Appleton Mandela Day

APPLETON SUPPORTS LOFOB AND LEARNS FROM OUR BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED FRIENDS Appleton shared a special and memorable Mandela Day on Monday…
Continue Reading

Cadiz Mandela Day

I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wilderness. We must never forget that it is our…
Continue Reading

Warwick Wealth Mandela Day

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela In honour of Madiba, our Warwick…
Continue Reading

Zac Update

Following observations of trembling and weak legs last month, veterinarian Dr Albertus Coetzee was called to examine Zac. Zac received massage therapy…
Continue Reading

Support for LOFOB

The Spirit Community Foundation Support for the League of Friends of the Blind (LOFOB) Occupational Therapy - supporting the early childhood needs…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4

The rescue of an orphaned rhino calf is just the beginning of a very long and committed process to save a species…
Continue Reading

Upper Liesbeek River

One of the recent major achievements at the ULRG has been the replacement of the deteriorating log tables and seats with recycled…
Continue Reading

Upper Liesbeek River

It is remarkable to record that during the past 18 years, we have planted more than 250 indigenous trees at the Upper…
Continue Reading

Youth Camp 2022

The Spirit Education Foundation concluded Youth Month this past weekend on the ultimate high as we took 120 high school scholars from…
Continue Reading

Vuma #Feet4Fees

16 June 2021 On Youth Day, Wednesday 16 June, members of the Spirit Education Foundation team, Saskia Wiese and Paula Wallace-Pickering took…
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41 Goodison’s music lesson

Alex Iwobi savoured an “amazing” and belated opportunity to witness Everton in the Community’s “life-changing” work on a visit to the charity’s…
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Everton in mental health awareness event

Everton Women’s Courtney Brosnan and Hanna Bennison took a trip to Springwell Park Primary School in Bootle to find out more about…
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Lampard meets Imagine Your Goals

In light of mental health awareness week, we're shining the spotlight on Everton in the Community’s mental health programme, Imagine Your Goals…
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Principal’s Message

Welcome to the Everton Free School website. I am delighted and honoured to have been appointed as the new Principal during such…
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Spirit Wildlife Foundation

Sunday 5th June was World Environment Day, which presents an opportune time to profile the stellar work of the Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF).…
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Feet 4 Fees Youth Day

Get up, lace up and show up for our youth on Youth Day 2022! Enter the Spirit Education Foundation Feet4Fees Youth Day…
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Fab 5 Update

Since 2019, Care for Wild has integrated a range of different technologies to enhance our security strategy as well as collect and…
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Zac Update

We are very happy to again report that Zac is doing well. There are again significant improvements to his mobility and activity…
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Blizzy & Pebble

We can't believe how fast these two rascals are growing! It is very interesting to compare their development to that of little…
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Masiphumelele Rugby Club

Saturday the 23rd of April was a massive day in Warwick Masiphumelele Rugby Clubs history. It fielded for the first time ever…
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The Will to Survive

Despite her highly rocky start to life, Daisy has a will to survive which is awe-inspiring and humbling. Last month Veterinarian Dr…
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Daisy is Teething

Daisy was rescued on the 9th of December 2021. She was just a few hours old when she arrived at Care for…
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Fab Five Update

March was an interesting month in terms of the weather and its subsequent effect on the veldt and the rhinos' behaviour. Temperatures…
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Calf Born!

Just two weeks after Wyntir and her newborn made international headlines, fellow orphaned rhino River, gave birth to a little bullcalf. Baby…
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River gives Birth!

Just two weeks after Wyntir and her newborn made international headlines, fellow orphaned rhino River, gave birth to a little bull calf.…
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Permits for Hunting

Spirit Wildlife Foundation is deeply concerned about the granting of permits for the hunting of ten critically endangered black rhino. We ask…
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Breaking News

Hope for rhino's as world's first rhino calf born at Care for Wild Rhino Sactuary, South Africa to orphan's of poaching. Rhino…
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Daisy’s Story

On Thursday 9th December we received a little miracle. She came in the form of a tiny rhino calf, possibly just hours…
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December update

December has challenged us more than we ever thought possible. A devastating month for rhino populations in South Africa, we received 6…
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Bless the Rains!

November has been a busy month for the team here at Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary. A few weeks ago, after heavy…
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5 Year Rescue Anniversary

  November 2016 saw the arrival of three orphans within just a few days of each other. Grey, Jemu & Spirit were…
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Fab Five update

October has been a month of stunning change in the bush. The first decent rains of the summer have turned the yellowy…
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Meet the Fab Five

Being able to tell each of the rhinos apart is extremely important when monitoring. Each rhino has their own unique microchip number…
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Thank you for supporting an orphaned rhino

South Africa is at the centre of the rhino poaching crisis. Rhinos are being brutally murdered daily in National Parks, Provincial Parks…
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LOFOB

Throughout her pregnancy Anushka had great expectations for her unborn child. Like most parents she never anticipated her baby being diagnosed with…
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The Big Issue

We believe that humans are holistic beings, hence we strive to prevent them from being broken. In as much as the people…
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Prepared for life

Jakes Gerwel Technical High School understands that in South Africa, the final qualification of 88% of all learners is basic education. 9…
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Our Rich Heritage

on 24th September, South Africans had the opportunity of celebrating our country’s unique diversity and heritage. Heritage Day is an occasion that…
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A Voice for Children

28 June 2021 Grade 9 Spirit Education Foundation scholar, Brandi Ryland, serves as a Western Cape Child Government Monitor for the Commissioner…
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Scholar Orientation Picnic

27 November 2020 The Spirit Education Foundation is delighted to award high school scholarships to 15 bright and worthy young scholars entering…
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Registration Day

The annual registration day was a highlight to the year. We were fortunate to host this year’s event as it was sorely…
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Back to School

The academic year 2022 for Western Cape schools started on Wednesday 17 January, 25 nervously excited Grade 8's officially began their high…
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Matric Celebration

The Matric class of 2021 have endured, thrived, and excelled in overcoming some tough educational challenges. With multiple uncertainties in the past…
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Dehorning – Why it’s Important

Our dehorning operation continued this month. Over two days we successfully dehorned another 26 rhinos at Care for Wild. Whilst Lilli and…
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World Rhino Month

September is always a standout month for us here at Care for Wild and the excitement grows steadily stronger each day as…
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Zac Update

All of Zac's symptoms are indicators of an underlying condition. This might be linked to an old injury or a muscle related…
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Rights and Responsibilities

Spirit Education Foundation scholars Youth Day contemplated the equal importance of knowing and standing up for their rights, as well as the…
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