Save the Waterberg Rhino was set up to protect rhinos
in the Waterberg, South Africa.
Rhino are being killed every day.
They are killed for their horns to supply illegal markets in Asia. The horns are used for trinkets,
power status symbols, after party tonics and traditional medicine.
Poaching has hit a level where rhinos may be facing extinction in the very near future,
if we can’t save them.
Rhino species have existed for more than 5 million years and now, the Asian rhinos are on the
brink of extinction and African rhinos face an uncertain future because they are the main target
aBOUT sAVE THE wATERBERG rHINO
We are a locally based non-profit in the Waterberg, set up in 2012, to support the protection and conservation of
- Security enhancements to protect rhino
- Environmental education centre
- Security equipment
Rhino need help!
what you can do
- Follow us on social media
- Spread the word, share our information
- Help us raise funds
This September month celebrates both rhinos with World Rhino Day on 22nd September and Tourism day on 27th. Here in the Waterberg both tourism and rhinos are important parts of our environment, both contributing to the essence of the Waterberg. The Waterberg,
The Department of Environment, Fisheries, and Forestry released the latest rhino poaching statistics on 1st August for the period of January to June 2021 and the numbers show a 50% increase compared to 2020. The environment minister, Barbara Creecy, admitted that
453 people visit the Waterberg Living Museum thanks to funding from Marataba Community Conservation Fund As of the end of April 2021, 453 people mostly children have undertaken a one-day field trip to the Waterberg Living Museum outside Vaalwater, in the Waterberg
We Protect Rhinos by supporting those who ensure wildlife and people exist and thrive