Helen and Tim Lee
Karen Munro presented her friends, Helen and Tim Lee, with the most unusual but remarkable gift for their wedding. Here is a letter from the happy couple expressing their gratitude:
Just wanted to say how pleased we were with our present from our friend. It is so nice to get a worthwhile present. You do get to an …Read more
The van Laarhoven family with Crunchie
The van Laarhoven family recently visited HESC to meet Crunchie – the cheetah they adopted for their son Koen’s birthday in April this year.
Koen van Laarhoven with Crunchie
Friends of the family – the Meulendijks – …Read more
A truckload of books donated by Heather and Jimmy Giannoccaro.
“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” - Walt Disney
Heather and Jimmy Giannoccaro have done it again!
This time, they have donated a truckload (literally) of books to the pupils of the Paulos Ngobeni Primary School.
The July/August Students with HESC staff
We’ve had a busy and exciting few weeks here at the Centre (with a long weekend thrown in for good measure), which is why we’ve been a little slow with our updates. A number of schools came to visit, …Read more
Deon and Wendi with their “engagement cheetah”
Deon Ward is a born and bred local, so it was only a matter of time before Wendi Sazama came to visit South Africa and experience firsthand the country her beloved grew up in. She ended up getting a much sweeter visit than she could ever have …Read more
Dugie is adopted by the MacGregor family, USA
Naming our Wild dogs can be a challenging task, because they all deserve to be called something that is not only unique, but also fitting of their character. And then of course there’s the added problem …Read more
Jimmy & Heather Giannoccaro, Craig Paul, Rosemary Blignaut and Lesley Blignaut with Khula
Khula – who is part of our “Senior Adoptions” campaign – was adopted by Heather and Jimmy Giannoccaro, owners and representatives of G&H Transport and Repairs. After attending a wedding in the area, the Giannoccaro family and some of their co-workers spent a night at Kapama …Read more
The Wetselaar family with Sheila and her siblings
Olivia Banda and Cindy Price have both proven that the power of one is boundless. As part of our new “Junior Adoptions” campaign, these two forward thinking kids each adopted a cheetah for the year. Olivia chose Max, while Cindy opted for Sheila, one of our seven …Read more
Taco and Timo – adopted by Mrs Mea van Dyk and Mrs Petra van Vugt from the Netherlands
HESC’s main focus has always been on endangered species, but until now only the cheetah has been part of the adoption programme. That’s all going to change however, as we’re embarking on an exciting new venture …Read more
Olivia with Max
Having your own cat is great, but having your very own cheetah is so much more exciting. Olivia Banda realised this when she decided to adopt Max recently.
HESC affords individuals the opportunity of exclusively adopting a cheetah for an entire year. ‘Adopters’ receive a dedicated plaque at the entrance to their …Read more