The fight against rhino poaching has received a massive boost with a partnership that was announced between the shipping line, Cunard and the Boucher Legacy organization.
Former Proteas cricketer, Mark Boucher leads various iniatives to combat the poaching of rhinos.
The Boucher Legacy organization says the new partnership will assist it in raising funds to combat rhino poaching will greatly contribute to new technologies being created to protect these majestic beasts.
The Queen Elizabeth luxury cruise liner has joined hands with the foundation to raise awareness and funds for the project under its almost 2 000 guests.
It is hoped that R500 000 can be raised over the next year to be diverted into various anti-poaching initiatives.
Featured image: Mark Boucher with the Cunard’s cruise ship captain, Inger Klein Thorhauge
Pic below: Renowned Artist, Ritchie Ryall, also of cricketing fame, was also busy on board Queen Elizabeth today as he finished a charcoal artwork of rhinos to be auctioned in aid of the Boucher Legacy at the fundraising dinner.
Ordinary South Africans have also been called upon to help make a difference:
[CONTRIBUTE] Every donation matters, and brings us closer to our goal of raising R10 million to help protect our wildlife. Donate here: https://t.co/58T9YJ4cqT#SaveTheRhino #Protect #BabyRhino #TheBoucherLegacy
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— The Boucher Legacy (@BoucherLegacy) November 8, 2019
Photo credit: Fayros Jaffer