Contribute to HO Projects


Honorary Officers are involved in numerous projects to maintain/upgrade facilities in various reserves. They also assist in fund raising for critical conservation projects like rhino poaching and wildlife crime investigations.

Projects are either self funded by the Honorary Officers or through fundraising by the groups or donations from businesses or individuals.

Funds donated for projects below are managed by the Honorary Officer Executive Committee to ensure that they are allocated to the project for which they were contributed.

Projects for which the Honorary Officers are collecting funds

Injisuthi Fire Relief Fund

Weenen Reserve Office Repair

Wildlife Crime Investigations – Metal Detector

Injisuthi Nature Reserve
Fire Relief Fund



Added: 18 August 2020

Created using the Donation Thermometer plugin R13713 towards the R20000 target.R13713Raised R13713 towards the R20000 target.69%Zapper (R870)BackaBuddy (R10343)Direct Contributions (R2500)

On Saturday 15 August 2020, a runaway fire destroyed 11 staff accommodation rondawels, a laundry and ablution facilities at the Injisuthi Camp in the Drakensberg. The staff members who were living in the destroyed buildings  lost all their personal belongings in the buildings.

The fire, which started on Friday and was driven by high winds, jumped firebreaks before leaving thousands of hectares of land around the camp burned.

The Honorary Officers are collecting funds to assist staff who lost their belongings in the fire.
We are also collecting funds via this BackaBuddy campaign.
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Weenen Nature Reserve
Office Repair Fund



Added: 19 August 2020

Created using the Donation Thermometer plugin R1500 towards the R22000 target.R1500Raised R1500 towards the R22000 target.7%Zapper (R1000)Direct Contributions (R500)

On Sunday 16 August 2020, the Weenen area was battered by strong winds, which caused damage to the office at Weenen Nature Reserve.

The Honorary Officers based at the Reserve are raising funds to repair the damaged roof and associated structure.

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Wildlife Crime Investigations Group Metal Detector



Added: 05 February 2020

Created using the Donation Thermometer plugin R280 towards the R62000 target.R280Raised R280 towards the R62000 target.0%Zapper (R30)Direct Contributions (R250)

The Honorary Officer Wildlife Crime Investigation group operates throughout KZN assisting SAPS and other organisations investigating ongoing atrocities against our wildlife.

During many of their investigations the need arises to scour the area for metal items used in committing the crime. Items often used during these crimes include knives, firearms and to bullets or casings from weapons used. As many of these crimes are committed in grassy areas, it is difficult to locate items without the use of a metal detector, At present the group relies on borrowed units where possible, but it would be far more effective of they had their own unit when arriving to investigate a crime.

Each metal detector costs R6200 and aim is to buy 10 units for team members who operate in different parts of KZN.

Contributions to this cause will help in the ongoing fight against poaching and other wildlife crime.

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EFT Donations

EFT Contributions can be made to the following account

Account Name: Ezemvelo Honorary Officer
Bank: Nedbank
Branch: Scottsville – Pmb (098765)
Account No: 1341043371
Ref: EFT Ref + Your name
(Use the EFT Ref given at the top of the respective project)