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AN UPDATE FROM CAR 17

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

We have two weeks to go until we “Charge”. The car is in good working order, we are gathering last-minute contributions and support. Thank you, Knight Frank, Micato, Quantum Power, Multiline Motors and our many other generous supporters. Support us and we will add your company sticker to the car. We thank everyone who has contributed in kind or who has donated to Rhino Ark on behalf of Car 17 through our donation page. We are just shy of our target but hope to raise this before we Read more [...]

The Mount Kenya Fence line – progress

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

The fence building on Mount Kenya is making great progress thanks to the support raised through the Rhino Charge event. Car 17 is hoping to raise $20000 dollars this year in support of this important project. $100 dollars builds 5 meters of fence. Help us in our fundraising effort !! Dave Carrol has put together a short video clip showing the progress of this fence build. The 450 kilometer fence will encircle 2,700 Km2 of Mount Kenya's forests. Without this fence, this important Read more [...]

Rhino Rouge Reserves 2017 Report

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

    The 2017 event was in Marsabit, quite far north and a difficult course to complete. Car 17 competed in 2017 with the Rhino Rouge Reserves. A final report from the day is here; Dear All supporter and sponsors of Car 17 team Rhino Rouge, Firstly just to say that the Rhino Charge venue this year had zero phone or internet signal so sorry for the radio silence. Secondly, please find attached a few picture of the event . . and we shall send more when we collate all the GoPro, Read more [...]

The boys are back in town . . . !

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

Happy New Year to all supportors and conservation lovers everywhere . . . The "boys reserve team" of Car 17 is taking part in 2016 Rhino Charge and we have our fudraising page set up at the following . . . please give generaously! More details and stuff to follow as plans progress . . . https://www.justgiving.com/Rhino-Rouge-Reserves-Car17 Read more [...]

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

https://youtu.be/axsRDgSXXI8 This years event was a long way north in the stunning foothills of the Matthews range, in the Kalepo hills. With dry sand rivers, thick thorn bush, and a backdrop of stunning hills, looking beautifully green after the rains. A total of 108 million shillings (US dollars $1.2 million) were raised by all the 65 teams who took part in this years event, which will be put towards the fencing of Mount Kenya and maintenance of the existing Abardare fence. Furthermore 4 Read more [...]

Latest From Rhino Rouge

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

This year is yet another record-breaking fundraising result in Rhino Charge 2015 - The money raised by all 65 teams amounts to 108,617,802 KES which is just over $1.1million. Amazing efforts and will the stunning work of Rhino Arc to continue to protect Kenya's water towers and their ecosystems. Unfortunetly official results are delayed but we will keep you posted as soon we hear anything. Good luck to the results team @Rhino_Charge - keep going . . we feel for you! Happy Madaraka Day . Read more [...]

. . sooooo close, another good result from RR . . .

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

. . . . Update from the Girls . . . There were stuck for 3 hours due to an electrical fault on the car and very nearly retired after only a few kilometers but after some help from the Zambian team (arch rivals for the unmodifed class - indicating the spirit of the event yet again) they managed to get going and completed all but 1 checkpoint, An amazing come back . . . . looks like a great Rhino Charge result again from this team of amazing ladies . . . . now for some reflection, some fun, some beers Read more [...]

Progress . . .

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

. . the girls have had a reported electrical fault and suffered a painful delay, looks now like finishing will be a huge challange . . . task now is to get round as many as possible and enjoy taking on the challanging environment and beat as many of the many other none finishers as possible . . . . 6 posts done . . .GO GIRLS! Read more [...]

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AN UPDATE FROM CAR 17

AN UPDATE FROM CAR 17

May 17th, 2018

We have two weeks to go until we “Charge”. The car is in good working order, we are gathering last-minute contributions and support. Thank you, Knight Frank, Micato, Quantum[...]

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