Aberdair Devils

Aberdair Devils, Rhino Charge Team 36

Fundraising for Rhino Ark
US$3,978
raised of US$6,000 target
by 16 supporters
Event: Rhino Charge 2024, on 1 June 2024
Rhino Ark

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RCN 1047083
We build electric eco-fences in Africa to protect Africa's threatened ecosystems

Story

This is our 12th year of competing in the Rhino Charge to raise money to fund the invaluable work that the Rhino Ark Charitable Trust do to protect Kenya's Forest Ecosystems as well as run livelihood projects in the communities that live in and around these forests.

Our forests are a vital component of a reliable water system which extends across East Africa and which supports both our human and our wildlife populations. The recent flooding in Kenya, and in Nairobi specifically, and the tragic loss of lives and livelihoods that has resulted from the floods, has only gone to emphasize how important it is for us to protect these water catchment areas.

These forests will not protect themselves and Rhino Ark has been able to install and maintain high quality fencing with wildlife corridors around Kenya's primary mountain forests including the Aberdare Mountains, Mount Kenya, and Mount Eburu. This prevents human-wildlife conflict, logging, and other environmental degradation.

To date our team has raised over Ksh13 million (c.US$100,000) in support of Rhino Ark's projects.

ALL funds that you pledge go directly to Rhino Ark and our participation in the Rhino Charge is completely self-funded. As always, we will be trusting our faithful 1970 Land Cruiser (AKA 'Roxanne') to get us around the ever more challenging course in one piece !!

Many thanks for your support.

Adrian (Team Captain), Andrew, Roo, Jon and Seb

About the charity

Rhino Ark

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RCN 1047083
Rhino Ark raises money for the building of electric eco-fences around mountain ecosystems in Kenya, namely Aberdare National Park, Mt. Kenya and Mau Eburu. These provide an "ark" for wildlife such as rhino, leopard, elephant and mountain bongo as well as protecting vital upland watertables of Kenya

Donation summary

Total raised
US$3,977.51
+ US$547.82 Gift Aid
Online donations
US$3,977.51
Offline donations
US$0.00

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