Streaming issues? Report here
volume_up
volume_mute

Home
arrow_forward
Local
arrow_forward
Lifestyle

Please help Uitsig Animal Rescue keep its doors open

22 August 2019 6:51 AM
Tags:
Animals
animal rescue
Uitsig Animal Rescue Centre
The Uitsig Animal Rescue Centre was placed under curatorship, and the future of about 320 animals, mostly dogs and cats, is at risk.

The Uitsig Animal Rescue Centre was placed under curatorship, and the future of about 320 animals, mostly dogs and cats, is critical.

Ryno Engelbrecht is an attorney and animal lover who has taken on the task of being the curator and custodian of these animals and he spoke to Kieno Kammies about what they are looking for from the public.

Engelbrecht says there was alleged mismanagement last year and he was appointed as facilitator.

It relies on public funds to keep the centre going.

He says there is a R50 a month pledge drive and already have 800 sign-ups.

If we can get another 800 to 1000 debit orders we will be able to cover the overheads of Uitsig.

Ryno Engelbrecht, Curator - Uitsig Animal Rescue Centre

Total overheads are around R95,000 a month to look after these animals with a current shortfall of R50, 000 per month.

R50 a month is just one less muffin with that coffee.

Ryno Engelbrecht, Curator - Uitsig Animal Rescue Centre

All the details to assist are on Uitsig Animal Rescue Centre Facebook page.

Take a listen to how you can help below:


22 August 2019 6:51 AM
Tags:
Animals
animal rescue
Uitsig Animal Rescue Centre

More from Local

180410landfillgif

Muizenberg landfill site 'under sustained attack', security guard killed

27 February 2020 6:10 PM

The City's Xanthea Limberg explains what led to the death of the security guard at the Coastal Park landfill site near Muizenberg.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Metrorail train Kalk Bay Station Cape Town 123rftransport 123rflocal 123rf

Eskom restores rail service power, denies Prasa in WC was singled out

27 February 2020 5:57 PM

Eskom temporarily cut power to the rail agency in the Western Cape because of an over-due payment. It says Prasa has now paid up.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

claudine-shiels-and-pippa-hudsonjpg

'Abuse silences you' - Sharing the story of SA's oldest sexual abuse case

27 February 2020 4:02 PM

Claudine Shiels shares her story with a live studio audience, after publishing a memoir 45 years after the alleged abuse.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

26c865b0-20c3-4e00-8941-91f1f631b599.jpg

[BREAKING NEWS]: 1 of 9 people missing at sea off Cape Town has been found

27 February 2020 3:30 PM

The person has been taken to the hospital by rescue services.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

search-for-missing-men-at-seapng

Rescue operation continues for 8 still missing at sea off Cape Town

27 February 2020 1:12 PM

NSRI spokesperson Craig Lambinon reports on the search near Bakoven after an inflatable boat capsized early Thursday morning.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Bullet hole in glass crime 123rfcrime 123rf

7 people killed in Paarl taxi violence 'caused by route invasion'

27 February 2020 1:01 PM

Bonginkosi Madikizela (MEC, Transport) is in Paarl to console grieving families and to investigate the violence gripping the town.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

prison-inmates-smoking-tik-facebook-videopng

[VIDEO] Local inmates appear to be running a drug den inside prison

27 February 2020 8:52 AM

A video posted on a local Cape Town Facebook group shows a group of male prison inmates preparing drugs and smoking tik lollies.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

170611 police van

Joburg pupil who was allegedly kidnapped and held for ransom has been found

26 February 2020 1:37 PM

The grade 8 boy reported missing in Gauteng has been found.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

crime-scene-police-tape-pexels-free-to-usejpeg

Police confirm 7-year-old Imaan Solomons killed in gang cross-fire

26 February 2020 1:36 PM

SAPS spokesperson Novela Potelwa says two rival gangs were involved in a shoot-out when the child was shot in her own yard.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Injury at work Compensation Fund

Taxpayers spent R300 million on new system that broke the Compensation Fund

26 February 2020 10:44 AM

180 000 injured workers and medical practitioners are facing financial ruin, yet the Fund is sitting on R60 billion in assets.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Lifestyle

capetalk-sitepng

CapeTalk website shortlisted for Bookmark Awards 2020

26 February 2020 11:34 AM

CapeTalk receives recognition at the prestigious Bookmarks Awards 2020 for the new-look website.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

black-family-house-for-sale-sold-property-household-investment-bond-rent-123rf

Earn below R22 000? You may qualify for a housing subsidy of up to R121 626

25 February 2020 1:12 PM

There’s a government subsidy you may not have heard about. Abongile Nzelenzele interviews 1Life’s Katharine Liese.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

piggy-bank-coins-money-budget-savings-personal-finance-123rf

The safest investment in South Africa guarantees returns that beat inflation

25 February 2020 10:34 AM

This boring yet brilliant investment is safer than money in the bank and often more lucrative.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Children technology laptop tablet cellphone 123rfparenting 123rflifestyle 123rf

What parents need to now about TikTok (and why your kids love it)

25 February 2020 9:20 AM

Many of the videos are filmed by young teens in bedrooms, and other concerns are the rise of potentially dangerous challenges.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

high-speed-speedomter-driver-driving-motorist-road-rules-traffic-123rf

Is it legal to flash other motorists to warn them about an upcoming speed trap?

24 February 2020 1:44 PM

Some traffic authorities try to use “defeating the ends of justice” to arrest motorists, says Howard Dembovsky (Justice Project).

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

elephant-charging-carpng

[WATCH] Angry African elephant charges tourists, guide shows mad driving skills

24 February 2020 12:12 PM

This astonishing video shows a tour guide driver reversing to escape the stampeding elephant in a game park.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

credit-score-poor-healthy-personal-finances-money-debt-123rf

Late school fees, underpaying by cents… little things smash your credit profile

24 February 2020 11:31 AM

Financial Planner Gerald Mwandiambira on how important a credit profile is and the surprising little things that affect it.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

screengrab-ok-express-video-facebookpng

[WATCH] Just a hippo taking a casual Sunday evening stroll to the garage shop

24 February 2020 10:17 AM

OK Express at an Engen in St Lucia posted this video on Facebook on Sunday and it has been viewed 84,000 times already.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

dame-kiri-te-kanawa-residencyjpg

[LISTEN] Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: 'I'm so excited to be coming to Cape Town!'

23 February 2020 12:58 PM

"There are stunning voices coming out of South Africa". The celebrated soprano talks to Africa Melane ahead of her upcoming visit.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

couple-affair-cheating-relationship-sex-lovers-man-woman-bed-123rf

'Married women come to us because they’re in orgasm-less, sexless marriages'

21 February 2020 2:32 PM

“In South Africa, there are 1.8 active female accounts for every active male account,” says Ashley Madison’s Paul Keable.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward