Meerkat Wide Area Surveillance System

The Postcode Meerkat WASS is a truly game-changing tool in the arsenal. Its unique combination of sensors allows poachers to be identified, tracked and interdicted at will. Thus tipping the balance in favour of the anti-poaching rangers.Read more

Black Mambas Anti-Poaching Unit

Veterans for Wildlife regularly deploys volunteers to the world-famous Black Mambas, stationed in Balule Nature Reserve. The members of this majority female anti-poaching unit fulfill critical deterrence, intelligence gathering and education functions across the area.Read more

Basic Life Support in Hostile Environments

Anti-poaching rangers are employed in dangerous environments. Over and above the potential threat posed by armed poachers, the rangers are exposed to multiple natural hazards. Patrolling at night across arduous terrain, extreme temperatures, poisonous animals, as well as big game are all a constant threat.Read more

Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphange

In mid-2016 Veterans for Wildlife deployed a team of volunteers to Thula Thula in order to assess the existing security procedures, advise on areas in need of improvement as well as provide initial direction on future training needs.Read more

Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary

Since 2016, our volunteers have deployed to Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary in order to provide much appreciated and much needed training and mentoring to the anti-poaching rangers tasked with protecting this essential facility. Although small in size, Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary is home to a number of rhino and other animals.Read more

Footprints of Hope Veterans Wellness Retreat

Footprints of Hope Wellness Retreat is a two week intensive, fully immersive programme consisting of mentoring, animal-assisted therapy (AAT), TRiM, Therapeutic Art, Yoga Nidra, and Yin Yoga. It will take place at Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary in South Africa and participating veterans will be taught targeted approaches to dealing with negative emotions and their consequences for the individual.Read more