• Elephants

  • Rhinos

  • Alleviate suffering

  • Address the needs of
    children, orphans and elderly persons

  • Empowering the voiceless and disadvantaged

  • The provision of facilities, food, resources and
    skills development and training

  • Providing sanctuary and land for Wild Life

  • Working for dialogue, innovation, lasting solutions,
    empathy and compassion

  • Fostering the rights, interests and welfare of
    wild animals

  • Supporting rehabilitation



Mission

Our key purpose is to alleviate and end suffering, raise public awareness and lobby and empower, provide dignity and promote the rights and interests of vulnerable groups, particularly children, the elderly and wild animals.

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  • Hunting

    South Africa is the world’s top "canned" lion hunting destination, the rhino hunting permit system has been repeatedly abused in recent years to launder horn into the illegal medicine market in the East and some hunters are shooting animals which live in the Kruger National Park and cross unfenced boundaries into private and provincial nature reserves.

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  • Legislation

    There is a need for Legislative Reform, due to problems with the existing Animals Protection Act (APA) and the Performing Animals Protection Act (PAPA), in relation to interpretation, application, administration, Locus Standi, enforcement and inadequate investigation & trained personnel.

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  • Rhinos

    South Africa is currently entrusted with over 90% of the world’s population of white rhinoceroses, but at the same time it has become abundantly clear that not only are rhinoceroses in South Africa facing one of their worst threats ever as a species, but they are literally under siege.

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  • Elephants

    Elephants in South Africa have had a raw deal for hundreds of years and we should not perpetuate this simply because we have the power to do so. “Might” is not “right”; it is not an ethic or code of civilization, it is rather a utilitarian real politik that rules according to power rather than rational ethics.

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  • Hunting
  • Legislation
  • Rhinos
  • Elephants
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Michele Pickover (Director)
Phone +27 (0) 82 253 2124
Email info@emsfoundation.org.za

Rescuing wild animals
from abusive conditions
and threats

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Promoting the rights
and interests of
vulnerable groups

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EMS Foundation

PO Box 3018, Honeydew 2040
South Africa
168-304 NPO

Contact Us

Michele Pickover (Director)
Phone: +27 (0) 82 253 2124
Email: info@emsfoundation.org.za

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