Helle Sejer-Hansen

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I lived Africa for the first fourteen years of my life - Kenya, The Gambia and Liberia. My later education I completed in Surrey and also the University in London (UCL) where I read Modern European Studies. Here I played Women’s Rugby was very involved in university sports.   My professional life includes working for the British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) organising student level sporting. In additions, I trained and practiced as a recruitment consultant at Angela Mortimer Read more [...]

Tanya Carr-Hartley

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Captain and Driver Tanya was born in Kenya in 1971, and educated in Kenya until the age of 16 when she went on to complete her studies at Exeter University in Fine art and English. Tanya then returned to Kenya after her studies to work for various art galleries and then on a private ranch where, with her husband, they turned their creative skills into building. They have since built many private homes and lodges together, including their own. In the last 7 years they set up their own safari Read more [...]

The Cause

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The Rhino Charge is an off-road motor sporting event to raise support for Rhino Ark, whose mission is to raise funds and material support to build and maintain an electrified fence to encircle both the Aberdares National Park and the demarcated forestry areas which make up the Aberdares Conservation Area. The late Ken Kuhle and Rob Combes were the founders of Rhino Ark. Ken, alarmed by the threats the Aberdares during the elephant and rhino poaching crisis in the 1980s, formed Rhino Ark to tackle Read more [...]

Awards

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Here are some of the awards the Rhino Rouge team has won over the last few years: {loadposition gallery_awards}   Tim Nicklin Trophy 2006 Tim Nicklin Trophy 2007 2007 Millionaire Gold Award 2008 Millionaire Gold Award 2009 Millionaire Gold Award  Certificate of Appreciation 2007 Certificate of Appreciation 2008 Certificate of Appreciation 2009   Read more [...]

Louise Leakey

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The 3rd generation of Leakey palaeoanthropologists, Louise was born and raised in Kenya spending much of her childhood in the deserts of northern Kenya,  uncovering clues of our past. Educated both in Kenya and in the United Kingdom, she completed her PhD at University College London in 2001. Currently she is a Research Assistant Professor at University of Stony Brook and a Director of the Turkana Basin Institute, a privately funded research facility for paleaoanthropological research with Read more [...]
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Rhino Rouge for the Aberdares

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Rhino Rouge and our bright red car number 17, driven by Tanya Carr-Hartley, is an all women team and has competed in the Rhino Charge for the past seven years. It is always well placed and has won the Ladies event four times. More importantly we raise significant funds each year for Rhino Ark, totalling more than US$200,000 to date. Rhino Rouge strongly supports the efforts of Rhino Ark to conserve the forest ecosystems and water towers of Kenya. Without additional support and construction 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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