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DONATIONS TO PROJECT RHINO KZN

The African Conservation Trust is the nominated Secretariat for Project Rhino KZN and the ACT Rhino Fund is the official NPO-registered, Section 18A account for donations to Project Rhino KZN. It is audited annually by CA firm Baker Tilley & Associates and is registered with the Department of Environmental Affairs.

SECURE ONLINE DONATIONS using MasterCard, Visa and Maestro debit cards:

The ACT GivenGain account is Project Rhino KZN’s official online donation portal.  GivenGain is a secure method for donations from Mastercard and Visa account holders and international donations, and also allows donors the option to give to Project Rhino KZN’s efforts on a regular basis with total control.  We receive instant notifications of every successful donation from GivenGain, which are transferred within 48 hours directly into the ACT Rhino Fund.

Official website:  GivenGain (www.givengain.com)

Cause Name: African Conservation Trust

Project:  Project Rhino KZN

Website Link: http://www.givengain.com/cause/3213/projects/11081/   Click on the big Red button ‘Donate Now’ and follow the prompts.   (NB: we do not receive actual bank account details of donors; those are completely secure.)

DIRECT DONATIONS – ACT RHINO FUND
Account Name: ACT Rhino Fund
Bank: Nedbank
Branch: Musgrave
Branch code: 13012610
Account no: 1008662976
Deposit Reference: Please put ‘PRKZN’ and your name to help us accurately record your donation
SWIFT No: NEDSZAJJ (international donations only)
IBAN code: 198765 (international donations only)

 

DONOR CORRESPONDENCE

Acknowledging your donation:

If you would like acknowledgement of your donation, please email proof of deposit to admin@projectrhinokzn.org, along with your full name and contact details (email & telephone) so that Project Rhino KZN can send you a letter of thanks.     If you have any questions or want further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

INCOME TAX EXEMPTION: SECTION 18A DONATIONS CERTIFICATES

The African Conservation Trust is registered with SARS as a Section 18A Public Benefit Organisation and donations to Project Rhino KZN via the ACT Rhino Fund and GivenGain are exempt from income tax.    If you require a Donations Certificate for your tax submissions, please send an email request to info@projectrhinokzn.org with your full name (personal or company) and physical address along with a copy of your donation receipt.  (Note this is only available to South African based donors).

AFRICAN CONSERVATION TRUST NON-PROFIT ORGANISATION REGISTRATION DETAILS (South Africa):

Charity Trust Registration Number: IT 2174/00

Non-Profit Organisation Number: 030-243

SARS Public Benefit Organisation No: 930014758 (Section 18A & PBO tax exemption status)

IUCN Membership Number: NG/25190

USA Fund for Charities Registration No: AFC845

PROJECT RHINO KZN CONTACT DETAILS

Project Rhino KZN Coordinator:  c/o African Conservation Trust

Suite 4B, 8 Old Main Road, Hillcrest, 3610

PO Box 310, Linkhills, 3652, South Africa

Email: info@projectrhinokzn.org / admin@projectrhinokzn.org

Websites: www.projectrhinokzn.org

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Donations are utilised directly for Project Rhino KZN’s collectively approved anti-poaching and rhino conservation strategies, which include:

  • The Zululand Anti-Poaching Wing and Operations Centre at Hluhluwe Airfield (aerial surveillance, reaction support & security): provides support to 26 game reserves in northern KZN;
  • Anti-Poaching needs: skills training, equipment & resources for KZN game reserves, rangers and APU members; we provide direct support to 32 game reserves (both Ezemvelo and private) who are members of either the Zululand Wildlife Security Initiative or the Midlands Wildlife Security Initiative
  • Community Engagement, Education & Awareness: the ‘Rhino Art – let the Children’s Voices be Heard’ campaign run in conjunction with the Kingsley Holgate Foundation;
  • Informant Funding;
  • Legislation, Lobbying & Legal Action: in 2015 we are launching an urgent intervention to improve legal support for rangers & APUs engaging in armed conflict with poaching gangs, as well as improve criminal convictions of suspected rhino poachers by the KZN Judiciary;
  • Global Youth Movement Against Rhino Poaching and Wildlife Crime (an outcome of the 2014 World Youth Rhino Summit):  an online and school-based campaign where young people around the world speak out to draw attention to the crisis facing rhinos and other critically endangered species;
  • Zululand Wildlife Security Initiative and Midlands Wildlife Security Initiative: these are reserve-level networks that share information and resources to help each other;  we assist with logistical needs as well as maintaining relationships and accessing strategic-level expertise to assist them improve their security and anti-poaching efforts;
  • Cooperation at provincial, national and international levels amongst key stakeholders;
  • Additional support to Project Rhino KZN members (rhino rehabilitation, extended aerial surveillance, additional/urgent security needs)