Jejane Private Nature Reserve along with our neighbours Kwenga Lodge recently donated a combined 500mt of fencing and poles to be used for building a new holding camp on land kindly donated by Nourish Eco Village.
HALO - Hoedspruit Animal Outreach is a non-profit volunteer organisation dedicated to the upliftment of domestic animal welfare in rural communities around Hoedspruit.
HALO was started to give assistance to domestic animals in rural communities around Hoedspruit, starting with Manoutsa. The majority are dogs with cats, donkeys and goats sometimes seen at Outreaches
HALO educate the community on the care and wellbeing of their dogs. This is supported by donations enabling the team to sterilise, care for the sick and injured dogs, vaccinate and treat the dogs for external and internal parasites.
Jejane shareholders have generously donated to HALO over the last few years enabling dogs to be sterilised and sick dogs to be treated and fed at the holding camp.
On the last Outreach before lockdown the hardworking team & volunteers treated a total of 178 dogs, with 46 of those being puppies!
Two dogs suffering from tick bite fever were admitted and taken back to the existing holding camp. It is easy to treat tick bite fever in the early stages, but if left unattended, tick bite fever can be fatal. One of the most important jobs on any outreach is dipping the dogs, especially at this time of year when tick numbers are incredibly high. Dipping kills any ticks attached to the dog. Prevent symptoms of tick-bite fever are loss of appetite, weight loss, pale gums.
HALO in conjunction with other Hoedspruit animal welfare groups recently opened a Charity shop in Panther Street Hoedspruit. Donations of clothing, household goods etc are gratefully received.
Thanks to all shareholders from the baby Box Project Hoedspruit for contributing 12 baby bag for new moms at Tinstwalo Hospital. This is an ongoing project, and for those who would like to remain involved or get involved in the future, contact Lauren Porter (14) at: .