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Damien Mander's Anti-Poaching Unit

$4,929 of $7,000 goal

Raised by 48 people in 27 months
As many of you might have heard, because of the lifting of the ban on rhino horn sales in South Africa, poaching has skyrocketed in the region and our beloved rhino, elephant and other endangered species are paying a heavy price… with their lives. 

One man who has done arguably more for the stellar training of Africa's anti-poaching rangers is our friend, Damien Mander of I.A.P.F.   His success with bringing back the rhino along the Mozambique border is almost legendary! 

To meet the recent rise in poaching attacks, Damien is forming a new Anti-Poaching Unit; one that will shock everyone when it’s revealed - but we can say no more for now.   We heard his plan for this team and we are 100% behind him, so we’ve committed to helping him raise the funds needed to locate, train, equip and implement this elite APU team to become the last line of defense for the rhino, elephants, big cats and pangolin being hunted to extinction - it’s literally open season. 

We're raising our A-game to help - and we can only do it with your continued support.   We’ll reveal as much as we can as Damien feels it’s safe to do so, but helping to keep these new rangers safe will be the focus of this fundraiser - it’s an exciting prospect that you will be so PROUD to have backed when we are able to reveal the squad!

Thank you for continuing to support Over and Above Africa’s mandate of connecting a global community through micro-financing to help end poaching through #AffordablePhilanthropy.

Sincerely,

Kerry David and Jennifer Pfister
Founder/CEO and Executive Director
https://www.OverAndAboveAfrica.com

If you are in the Los Angeles area, please join us as Over and Above Africa Co-Hosts a Fundraiser on June 11th for Damien, with The Explorers' Club of California and Infinite Safari Adventures - we'd love to meet you!
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We shared our update with you from Damien Mander and his amazing team at IAPF - how they successfully put together an all female, armed, anti-poaching unit and because of YOUR generosity - we were a part of that success!

We wanted to also share with you how grateful our friends at "Saving the Survivors" were with the contributions Over And Above Africa members and donors were able to make for their incredible efforts saving Africa's wildlife! So please watch this short video from Dr. Johan Marais sharing their gratitude!

Thank you for your kind hearts! If you'd like to sign up for Over and Above Africa's newsletter, you can do so here: https://bit.ly/2LEOB9m

We couldn't do it without you - and the animals couldn't do it without the organizations and people on the ground we support! #TakesAVillage
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10 elephants slaughtered by poachers in Zimbabwe

http://worldanimalnews.com/breaking-news-poachers-killed-10-elephants-in-zimbabwe-last-week-three-suspects-arrested/

We hate to bring such disheartening news - but it does exemplify the extreme need for more Rangers, trained and ready to defend these beautiful animals!

We are only $343 away from reaching our goal of $7,000! Please share our campaign with your friends and family to help us help Damien's next Anti Poaching Ranger Unit!

Thank you!
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Hello friends!

As we near the end of our campaign for Damien's new Anti-Poaching Ranger Unit - we wanted to share an article from last year on the importance of protecting rangers - which we believe starts with training rangers expertly and in all areas from community engagement to apprehending poachers in the field.

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/28/science/a-forgotten-step-in-saving-african-wildlife-protecting-the-rangers.html

If you want to help us protect the next generation of rangers coming through Damien Mander's IAPF - please consider donating today!

We had an offline donation of $2,500 so are a lot closer to our goal than this seems - we only need $958.00 to reach our biggest raise to date of $7,000!

We hope you'll join us and then you'll get to SEE and EXPERIENCE the results of your donation in a few short months when we film the rangers training with Damien!

Thank you and have a safe and enjoyable weekend.

Kerry and Jen
www.OverAndAboveAfrica.com
In Damien's Own Words....Help A Ranger!
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We're sharing our exclusive interview with you today!
You'll hear Damien Mander, in his own words, talking directly to you about his work, how we're helping him fund his efforts - and how vital it is we all get involved.

ALSO: we are MUCH nearer our target than it shows!
We had an "offline" donation of $2,500, so we're actually at $5,702! We just need $1,298 to reach our $7,000 goal!

Literally every donation counts!

Thank you for caring - we couldn't do it without you!

Kerry and Jen
www.OverAndAboveAfrica.com
Exclusive Interview With Damien Mander
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$4,929 of $7,000 goal

Raised by 48 people in 27 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Global Philanthropy Foundation
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