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£270raised of £1,250 target by 9 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,250 to volunteer at the Elephant Care and Research Project in April 2017.

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Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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I am extremely proud and excited to say that in April 2017, I will be heading out to South Africa to volunteer and work at the Elephant Care and Research Project, in Plettenburg Bay. For anyone that doesn't know me and my (boardering obsessive) passion for Elephants, this oppourtunity truly means the world to me.

The project is the first of its kind in South Africa and constantly aims to place Elephants, living in poor welfare conditions, in an improved environment. Over the course of my stay, I will be taking on the role of Volunteer Reasearcher and Carer. My duties will include monitoring behaviour of the herd, night time observations, dung and urine sampling, preparing food for the Elephants, creating enrichments and feeding milk bottles to the babies. Along with this, I have also opted to teach in a local primary school, once a week, making a difference in whatever way I can.

Please help me raise enough money to make my volunteering possible and to help aid this magnificent project - eternally grateful wouldn't even cover it!

Thank you.

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    • The Real Katy B

      The Real Katy B

      Nov 19, 2016

      The lady with the crystal ball at the old people's home was right when she said u will work with elephants one day!! So proud and excited for you finally living your dream 💜💜💜💜

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 4, 2016

      Good luck Ellie - from the Aireys

      £50.00

    • Christopher Fletcher

      Christopher Fletcher

      Oct 29, 2016

      Hug an elephant for us! 🐘 Love Fred and Kim x

      £50.00

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    Ellie Waite

    Ellie Waite

    Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

    Hey, I'm Ellie! Please check out my page and find out what fundraising I am involved in at the moment.

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