Tag Archives: HESC

HESC and the Lumukisa ablution facility project

Share this article…The Lumukisa Prepatory School is a primary school situated in Tintswalo Village, Mpumalanga. The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) got involved with the school and introduced the Investec Rhino Lifeline (IRL) initiative late in 2017. During the introduction and interaction, the plight for ablution facilities was quickly identified. HESC together with the Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) partnered with Nedbank to launch a toilet refurbishment project at Lumukisa Prepatory…
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HESC Thank You – December 2017

Share this article…The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to everyone who has contributed and assisted us in the month of December: HURLYVALE PRIMARY SCHOOL Our friends at Hurlyvale Primary School have done it again! Members of the Hurlyvale community raised and donated a whopping R8000.00 to the Rescued Rhinos @ HESC. We are thrilled at their generosity and very grateful to all…
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Update on HESC baby elephant: Mopane

Share this article…The baby elephant Mopane, arrived at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) on 8 December, 2017 – extremely dehydrated, an infected navel and a suspected sprained ankle.  HESC has been ensuring round the clock care and Mopane has come a long way. Mopane weighed in at 78kg upon his arrival and has since then picked up 6 kg. He now weighs a healthier 84kgs. His navel infection has…
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HESC Thank you – November 2017

Share this article… We are always humbled by the generous hearts of the friends of HESC that are so open to giving. Without the help of every person, school or company, we would not be able to do what we do. Thank you to each and everyone of you!  HALLOWEEN @ HESC Our friends at African Synergy put together a magnificent Halloween-themed fundraiser for HESC, and it was a huge…
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Gauteng schools join the Rhino Art Project for World Rhino Day 2017

Share this article… During the week of the 21st September 2017, we celebrated World Rhino Day with the “Rhino Art – Let the children’s voices be heard” project. This project aims to bring awareness to young kids about the plight of rhinos, and create a positive connection to these endangered species through art. These artworks will be showcased to the world in airports, to politicians and to conservation bodies. During…
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