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We invite you to a lecture in New York by Louise Leakey May 3rd 2012

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 Louise Leakey will be giving a lecture on May 3rd 2012, 6.00 to 8.00pm in New York at Macaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th Street NY.  The entrance fee to the event will go towards the fundraising efforts of Car 17 in the Rhino Charge event.  Kenyan Wildlife, the challenges and a a unique off road driving event.  Kenya, and other African nations, are once again faced with a dramatic upsurge in poaching of elephant and rhino. What might be the reasons for this, are there any Read more [...]

Rhino Rouge for Forest Conservation

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Rhino Rouge raises funds for Rhino Ark in its critical effort to conserve the forest ecosystems and watersheds of Kenya. Without additional support and construction of fencelines along the boundaries, these forests will be rapidly destroyed and this important resource would be lost to future generations. We are currently raising funds to complete a 450 km fence, in an effort to protect the forests and wildlife of Mount Kenya from rapid population encroachment.   Rhino Ark is committed Read more [...]

Jo Carroll

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In 2009 Jo moved to Kenya with her husband David and girls Lily and Molly. Since moving to Kenya Jo has been involved in various enterprises and currently runs a small operation selling Kanga bags, bags made from recycled materials and various other crafty type items. Jo was born in 1971 in Woodbridge, England. She schooled Amberfield girls school where on completion she nannied and included spending 6 months in Romania looking after impoverished orphans. For 15 years Jo ran the family business, Read more [...]

Fire destroys 5,000 ha in Aberdare park

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  FIRE fighters are struggling to save the Aberdare National Park from raging flames that have been burning it for 12 days yesterday. A team of fire fighters from the Kenya Forest Service, the Kenya Wildlife Service, the Kenya Army and the local community spent most of yesterday trying to put out the fire but was unable to contained it. It is spreading fast due to strong winds blowing on the park’s moorland area, which is about 4000 ft above sea level. According to the Central Highland Read more [...]

Rhino Charge 2011

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 Sadly Rhino Rouge will not be able to participate in the 2011 Rhino Charge.  We are still of course supporters of the Charge and wish all the competitors luck in this years event.  We hope to be taking part in this charity fund raiser again in 2012. For more information on the 2011 Charge please see www.rhinoark.org or www.rhinocharge.co.ke Team 17 - the Rhino Rouge Girls.  See you next year !   Read more [...]

Kenyan Rhino Chargers in Zambian Elephant Charge 2010

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Last week I made a spontaneous decision to take part in the Zambian Elephant Charge as part of a Kenyan Rhino Chargers team and we are a mix of Kenyans and Scandinavians.  We are taking part in the event to help raise funds for The Lusaka National Park, South Luangwa Conservation Society, Conservation Lower Zambezi and The Kafue Trust. The Elephant Charge is an annual off-road motorsport challenge held in the Zambian bush and the Elephant Charge was set up in 2008 to raise money Read more [...]
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Thank You Letter for Team Rhino Rouge

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I wanted to share a letter we received from Rhino Ark thanking all of you for your support in this years event. We would like to recognise the generosity of our supporters and to say that without your goodwill we would not have come in as the 6th highest fundraisers this year. Your contributions are greatly appreciated by Rhino Ark. Thank you all again for backing our team RhinoRouge. We are fundraising again for 2011, the online giving pages are set up. We very much hope that you will be willing Read more [...]
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The story…..2010 rhinocharge at Londuroj

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We drove down on the morning of the 29th May to the southern tip of Lake Magadi. Here we were given directions to take us to the competitors camp site. We had a conveniently located camp set up near some trees close to the main head quarters. See Camp on the Map. We were able to spend some of the afternoon sorting out our little red car and the children had a great time playing in the plunge pool because its a hot dry part of Kenya. We were sharing camp with Team 42 which is made up of several of Read more [...]

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