Public Benefit Organisation Status

Veterans for Wildlife are extremely pleased to confirm that we have been approved by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) as a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) in South Africa. Veterans for Wildlife has further been approved a specific organisation mandated to issue tax deductible Section 18A receipts to our donors!Read more

Donation to Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary

The Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary is situated on a 5,000 hectare private farm, called Bahati Estate, in the Vaalwater region of Limpopo province, South Africa. Bahati Estate is owned by the Heuser family and the sanctuary was opened by Savannah Heuser in 2012 when she was just 16 years old.Read more

Save a Life this Christmas

Paul, a former Royal Marine Commando and Veterans for Wildlife volunteer, needs your help! As a lover of wildlife and the African bush, Paul was keen to give someting back and help arrest the poaching crisis, as best he could. That is why he now heads up the delivery of medical training, on behalf of Veterans for Wildlife, to the rangers on the ground in South Africa.Read more

Exped Orange - Trekking the Length of the Orange River

In January 2018, a team composed of three former Royal Marine Commandos will be treakking the length of the Orange River in Africa, from source to sea, raising much needed funds for both Veterans for Wildlife as well as the Royal Marines Charity.Read more

Reminder: UK Government Seeks Consultation on the Ban on Ivory Sales

On 06 October 2017, Veterans for Wildlife reported that the UK Government was seeking consultation from various entities in regard to the total ban of ivory sales in the UK. We encourage all our supporters to engage with this process.Read more

Darren & Anna Gough Golf Day and Gala Dinner

The Darren and Anna Gough Golf Day and Gala Dinner, Veterans for Wildlife’s flagship fundraising event in 2017, was a fantastic success! Our thanks also extend to the many sponsors who donated prizes, their services or otherwise contributed to the delivery of a world class event.Read more


Tuesday 28 November is giving Tuesday in the United Kingdom. This year, for giving Tuesday, Veterans for Wildlife and our amazing supporters will be joining in by showing our support for #MadRhino!Read more

Donation to the Rhino Pride Foundation

This week Veterans for Wildlife, through the support of Protection Vessels International (PVI), was able to donate life-saving equipment to the anti-poaching rangers and security staff at the Rhino Pride Foundation. Through our presence and partnerships on the ground in South Africa, Veterans for Wildlife is channeling much needed materiel support to where it is needed most.Read more

Launch of The Cull by Tony Park

Veterans for Wildlife has been built on the commitment and hard work of volunteers from across the world; including our ‘permanent staff’, who freely give of their time and expertise simply to play their part for the most worthy of causes. Chief among them is acclaimed Australian author Tony Park.Read more

On the Ground Saving Lives

After an eventful 10 days, Veterans for Wildlife’s latest project comes to a close. Our regular volunteer Paul has been in the Sabi region of the Greater Kruger National Park providing critical medical training to rangers on the frontline in the fight against poaching and wildlife crime.Read more

UK Announces Ivory Ban

According to new plans announced today, the UK is seeking to impose a wholesale ban on the trade in ivory. Such action is extremely welcomed by Veterans for Wildlife, our supporters and of course the countless other individuals and entities dedicated to the protection of elephant as well as other vulnerable species.Read more