Read more +14 March 2019 in Conservation
We recently had a visit from the Birdlife Zimbabwe team, who are investigating the possibility of introducing a Vulture Safe Area at Imire. Vultures are massively threatened Seven of Africa’s 11 vulture species are on the edge of extinction. The species unfortunately have a bad press, saddled with cultural perceptions of death, decay and malevolence.
Read more +11 March 2019 in Conservation, People Of Imire, Rhino
In fantastic and encouraging news, our anti-poaching dog Murwi, continues to excel, taking part in her first live operation where she successfully tracked and apprehended a poacher. This win for Murwi is a massive and positive achievement and the culmination of many long hours of training and hard work in 2018. She continues to train
Read more +11 March 2019 in Community, People Of Imire
After much hard work, a new maternity ward and women’s shelter has opened at one of our nearby rural clinics. The mortality rate of mothers in childbirth within the Imire local community, is shockingly high. This is due to so many reasons: A serious lack of maternity and post-natal care in the area, The long
Read more +08 March 2019 in Community, People Of Imire, Volunteers
One of the most recognised needs at Numwa School, and through the Southern African region in general, is the lack of sanitary wear for girls. Many miss up to five days of school a month because of the lack of sanitary protection. Through donations brought by The Zimbabwe Gecko Society, together with Susan and Frank
Read more +26 September 2018 in Community, Volunteers
Our volunteers have been hard at work helping Chizungu Primary School with their new Permaculture Garden. Judy Travers has long been an avid and firm believer in permaculture and her passion and belief sparked an interest and a passion in Imire volunteer Christina Engelbrektsson.
Read more +21 September 2018 in Conservation, Rhino
World Rhino Day is an opportunity to celebrate an iconic species and remind everyone worldwide of the importance of safeguarding rhino for generations to come. Protecting and securing rhino is a huge task, one that takes an enormous amount of passion and commitment.
Read more +12 September 2018 in People Of Imire
Reilly Travers who runs the conservancy. A man who is 100% devoted and completely passionate about the work he does here at Imire, he is living a genuine legacy. Reilly is in the process of fulfilling his dream and following his grandfather’s footsteps and his goal is to ultimately release black rhino back into the
Read more +03 September 2018 in Conservation
On behalf of Imire: Rhino and Wildlife Conservation and the surrounding community members, we would like to extend a huge heartfelt thank-you to VAWZ and their phenomenal team for coming all the way out to Wedza and the surrounding districts to run a Rabies Vaccination and sterilization campaign.
Read more +27 August 2018 in People Of Imire
The matriarch of Imire – the inspiring Judy Travers Imire. We are blessed beyond words to have this incredible woman at the helm of our conservation and community efforts. Anyone who has met Judy knows that just a few moments in her presence is enough to fill you with compassion, zest and contagious enthusiasm. Judy
Read more +03 August 2018 in Community, Conservation, Updates, Volunteers
As always, community projects are constantly on the go. This month, the volunteers played a huge part in assisting with the development of the vegetable garden at Chizungu school, and educating the community members on permaculture. This is such a valuable project empowering women and children with long term sustainability skills.
Read more +09 March 2018 in Community, Conservation, Rhino, Volunteers
Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation would like to express our gratitude to Steve Potter from Apple Crumble Macintosh Service and Support who so kindly donated an Apple Computer to our local Numwa School. This extremely generous donation was facilitated by one of our ex-volunteers, Rose Dunne. A very special women who volunteered at Imire last year and
Read more +21 January 2018 in Community, Conservation, Imire Lodge, Rhino, Volunteers
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