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 Post subject: Counter poaching action - feedback thread
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:10 pm 
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Hi all, I will give some report back here on how we are progressing with the counter poaching effort.

Especially the donations received on our way to R 100 000 and also on the online auction in support of this effort.

For the basic information, have a look here: Anti poaching action

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 Post subject: Re: Counter poaching action feedback
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:16 pm 
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Thanks to those who have already donated! I will be giving feedback on how we are making progress.

Please become part of this effort by telling people to come and have a look at the website and support us! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Counter poaching action feedback
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Good stuff Imberbe, and I can't think of a better cause. :thumbs_up:

Any movement on how us non-Saffies can contribute? :)

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 Post subject: Re: Counter poaching action feedback
Unread postPosted: Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:23 pm 
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I am sad to report that to date only R 100 has been donated, by one Forumite. :(

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 Post subject: Re: Counter poaching action feedback
Unread postPosted: Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:24 pm 
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Stark, it may take a while to get a direct international donation system going, but we are working on it. I suspect it won't be up before the end of August.

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 Post subject: Re: Counter poaching action feedback
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Will get back to you on that donation thing Oom.
Must check a few things first. :thumbs_up:


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So much going on right now.
This thread and the auction too now.
I think there are a few more ideas out there and the people just want to check it out first before coming forward with it. :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Counter poaching action feedback
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:13 am 
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Oom Boom, I pledged R250 and have full intentions of paying it. If I receive the account details. Regrettably without that, my hands are tied, so to speak. Perhaps it will be a good idea to post the PAYPAL details and swift account etc.

Once I have full info I'll add the details to my signature, and also distribute same to colleagues and friends.

I have also requested that SANParks investigate monthly stop orders / debit orders or whatever it is called. I am sure that no mite will miss, let's say, R30 per month for a year (R360 per mite)? Eisch, it is the least we can do.

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 Post subject: Re: Counter poaching action feedback
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:21 am 
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Oh, and whilst I'm at it, this is a challenge to all the Quizzers. Why don't we see how much we can contribute to this worthy cause, to ensure that our grandchildren and great grandchildren will be able to experience a rhino in the wild - roaming free from murdering poachers.

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 Post subject: Re: Counter poaching action feedback
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Hi Imberbe

There is no category to donate to the Anti Poaching, only General Conservation support, Webcams, Fire devastated area...??

Will a new category be added? Or how do we donate to Counter Poaching?

I have been waiting for it to appear in the list - I pledge R250 and will donate as SOON as it is possible to do so.

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 Post subject: Re: Counter poaching action feedback
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:dance: :clap:

Account details here.

You cannot use the current payment system on the Website, as it is not connected to this effort, and the money will not reach this effort. As soon as we manage to set up a new GivenGain system for this, I will let you know. But this will NOT happen before the end of August at the earliest, if it does. :(

The only way to donate at the moment is by donating to the VHR account number above and adding the word "poaching" on the deposit. That money is guaranteed to be used solely for this effort.
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Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:35 pm 
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Branch code: 182505
Account number: 2825028592

FNB has a universal branch code for Nedbank which is 187505.


Ad the word "poaching" and if you prefer, your Forum name or real name.

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Imberbe, I tried making the online payment tonight. However, characters permitted are only up to Sanparks Honorary Ra. Further, my payment was rejected, as being 'Invalid Credit Account or Rejected by Product', whatever that means. :roll: I have indicated the account as being a cheque account. Perhaps it is not a cheque account? :hmz: Please assist and thanking you in advance.

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Elzet wrote:
Imberbe, I tried making the online payment tonight. However, characters permitted are only up to Sanparks Honorary Ra. Further, my payment was rejected, as being 'Invalid Credit Account or Rejected by Product', whatever that means. :roll: I have indicated the account as being a cheque account. Perhaps it is not a cheque account? :hmz: Please assist and thanking you in advance.


Ditto here - I'll do a transfer in the bank next week :D

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