Category Archives: Wildlife Conservation Experience

HESC participates in an anti-rabies campaign

Share this article… The Humane Society International and Activating Africa collaborated on a rabies awareness and vaccination project, to compile the required resources that will help streamline the efforts of those working to stop the spread of rabies. Rabies is a viral illness that can affect humans and other mammals. The virus infects the central nervous system and, once individuals show signs of the disease, it’s almost always fatal. Any…
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WCE visits H.H. Thiele Primary School for the Rhino Art project

Share this article… On World Rhino Day (22 September), our WCE coordinators and participants visited is H.H. Thiele Primary School as part of the Rhino Art project, as well as to donate some goodies. Everyone fell in love with this little school the moment they arrived. The school only has two teachers – one of whom is the headmistress. There are two classrooms, one for the grade 1- 4 learners,…
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Wildlife Conservation Experience (WCE): Feedback from Cláudia Santos and Ivan Garcia

Share this article… Ivan Garcia and Cláudia Santos, both from Portugal, had the opportunity to witness the rhino dehorning procedure as part of the Wildlife Conservation Experience (WCE) programme.  This is what they had to say about the experience: Ivan Garcia The WCE programme at HESC gave me one of the best memories of my life. I got to be up close and personal to white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum) and helped…
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Wildlife Conservation Experience (WCE) – 20 July 2016

Share this article…Feeding the animals, much to everyone’s delight. Seen from left to right are Seline Bregman, Benedetta Alban, Lisa Woodhouse, Kevin Berthet, and Tanita Oosthuisen. Bokkie Bok in the bottom right corner excitedly awaiting his food. We welcomed new participants for our WCE programme on the 19th of July. As usual, the individual members of the group come from several different parts of the world – United Kingdom, France,…
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Wildlife Conservation Experience (WCE): Feedback by Susan Rodgers

Share this article… Susan Rodgers recently participated in the WCE programme, and gives an account of her experience in this latest blog update. “I’ve just spent 3 weeks on the above programme and just wanted to feedback on what a fantastic experience it was. I was there from 24th May to 13th June. Tanita and Craig were both amazing student co-ordinators, both making sure we were well looked after and busy…
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