WWFWWF is a MyPlanet beneficiary

WWF is one of the world’s largest and most respected independent environmental and conservation organisations, with almost 5 million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries. At WWF-SA, we aim to inspire people to value the natural environment and resources that underpin the lives and well-being of our country.

Wildlife ACT FundThe Wildlife ACT Fund is a team of passionate and dedicated on-the-ground conservationists, who work in the field every day to save our threatened and endangered wildlife species from extinction.

SANParkEstablished in 1964, the SANParks Honorary Rangers movement is open to people with a passion for nature and a dedication to support the South African National Parks. They facilitate various activities through which the public can become involved in support of SANParks and enjoy the wonder of our natural heritage.

WetnoseWetNose Animal Rescue Centre was opened in April 1999 by a founder who shared the belief that all animals deserve a second chance in life and that healthy animals should not be killed just because they are unwanted. 

The Cart Horse Protection AssociationThe Cart Horse Protection Association (CHPA) aims to provide clinic, patrol, and call out response, veterinary, and rehabilitation services to all working cart horses and donkeys living on the Cape Flats, and support, education and training to cart horse owners and drivers who use working cart horses as a means of generating  income for themselves and their families.

tearsTEARS is a pro-life, non-profit organisation whose core aims are to rescue, rehabilitate, reunite and re-home lost, abandoned, abused and neglected animals and to educate our communities, in particular the children.

 

Animal Rescue OrganisationThe Animal Rescue Organisation (ARO) was established in 1986 specifically to address the plight of animals living in township and informal settlement communities around the Cape. Thousands of animals live in amongst the poorest community settlements and up until 1986 had limited access to welfare services. The result of this was untold suffering and rampant over breeding of both dogs and cats.

Border Collie RescueIn 1997, Border Collie Rescue (BCR), a non profit organisation, grew out of the need to find adoptive homes for the ever increasing number of unwanted Border Collies (BC). Since inception, over 4800 BCs in Gauteng alone have been homed, thanks to the outstanding commitment by the BCR and their supporters.

Animal Anti Cruelty LeagueThe Animal Anti-Cruelty League has been protecting and caring for animals since 1956. It is South Africa’s second largest independent animal welfare organization, relying entirely on the generosity and goodwill of the animal-loving public for financial support.

The creation of the MyPlanet Rhino Fund aims to provide the public with a tangible way to actively support rhino conservation and anti-poaching efforts in South Africa through a consolidated fundraising programme.

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In 2009 there was a dramatic increase in rhino poaching with 135 animals killed, and in 2010 an even more staggering 333 animals were brutally slaughtered for their horns - and recently more than 448 were killed or injured following a poaching attack in 2011. The war against our rhinos has been waged! It's time for us to rise up and fight back. Hope now lies in communities, organisations, governments and individuals working together towards saving our iconic wildlife. It is our duty to win the rhino war and set an example of what South Africans can achieve if we rally together behind a common cause.

freemeFreeMe is a rehabilitation centre for indigenous wildlife based in the north of Johannesburg. It was founded in 1997 by a group of trained rehabilitators who realised that there was not enough organised care for suburban indigenous wildlife.

wessaWESSA is a national, environmental, membership-based non-government organisation that works to ensure environmental sustainability for current and future South African generations by building society’s environmental sensitivity and competence. 

foodtreesFood and Trees For Africa (FTFA) has distributed 4.2 million trees, planted 140 hectares of bamboo sites and facilitated the creation of thousands of natural food gardens and some organic farms for the poorest. This approach leads to healthier lives for impoverished communities, more sustainable green environments and increased awareness of how we human beings impact the planet and what can be done to address this.

nationalhorsetrust

The National Horse Trust is the national fundraising body collecting funds to support the Highveld, Eastern Cape, and other rural units.

society animals_distressOnly by visiting The Society for Animals in Distress (SAID) is one able to appreciate the uniqueness of this dynamic Non-Profit organisation.  Since 1958, SAID has been providing professional veterinary care to animals in an ever-growing number of townships and informal settlements.

birdlifeBirdLife South Africa needs all the support it can get!

As South Africa's only dedicated bird conservation NGO, the conservation of our 850 birds is one of BirdLife South Africa's most important responsibilities. Our birds are under threat, with 125 species being listed in The Eskom Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.

spca-nationalThe National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) - National Fund - works nationally to uplift the welfare of all animals. This includes the sometimes forgotten ones such as working donkeys, animals in research laboratories, animals being transported, animals being auctioned or “production” or “food” animals.

sancobbSANCCOB aims to protect and conserve Southern Africa's coastal birds, especially threatened species, for the benefit of present and future generations. Since 1968, SANCCOB has treated approximately 85,000 sea birds - the majority of which are classified as vulnerable or rare.

ewtThe Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) was established in 1973 and is registered as a Non-profit Organisation. The Trust's first fundraising effort was also its founding moment. Clive Walker was inspired to paint a watercolour of a Cheetah, sell 250 signed and numbered copies, and to use this money to help conserve the Cheetah that was, and in some places still is, shot mercilessly.