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20 June 2018New Toyota Landcruiser for PDC Zimbabwe

PDC-UK is proud to announce that its largest ever single funding, a Toyota Land Cruiser, has recently arrived in Zimbabwe. Its role is to support Painted Dog Conservation in their efforts to conserve ‘Painted Dogs’ in Mana Pools National Park.

toyota landcruiser for pdc zimbabwe

toyota landcruiser for pdc zimbabwe

toyota landcruiser for pdc zimbabwe

toyota landcruiser for pdc zimbabwe

13 June 2018PDC-UK’s second funded School at the PDC Children’s Bush Camp Class A

In the picture is Nicole Dlamini one of the children at camp this week. She has vowed to work very hard at school to become like this young pilot who is flying a plane at only 19 years of age.


Nicole Dlamini Class A Ndangababi School

13 June 2018PDC-UK’s second funded School at the PDC Children’s Bush Camp

PDC-UK’s second funded School at the PDC Children’s Bush Camp (Ndangababi Class B) entitled  ‘Education, Fun & Laughter’.

lupote bush camp - class b

lupote bush camp - class b

lupote bush camp - class b

lupote bush camp - class b

lupote bush camp - class b

lupote bush camp - class b

lupote bush camp - class b

 

13 June 2018Lupote Primary visits Bush Camp

As part of this year’s PDC (Zimbabwe) winter ‘Bush Camp’ Programme PDC-UK will be funded four schools. The first to be welcomed to Camp were Lapote Primary School grade 6 pupils. All happy faces!

lupote 1

lupote 2

lupote 3

lupote 4

06 June 2018New digital cameras & precision binoculars for PDC UK Trackers

PDC-UK is pleased to have funded PDC’s three Trackers with ‘State of the Art’ Digital Cameras & Precision Binoculars. In terms of research, it is hoped, the new kit will assist the Tracker’s, as they continue to monitor each pack & update PDC’s Photographic Library.

new digital cameras and precision binoculars for pdc uk trackers

new digital cameras and precision binoculars for pdc uk trackers

new digital cameras and precision binoculars for pdc uk trackers

05 June 2018PDC UK at Berkshire College of Agriculture Animal Open Day

Both BCA Staff & Open Day visitors were drawn to our stall throughout the day. Many thanks to Nick Shelly (Animal Centre Technician) & his team for making PDC-UK most welcome.

pdc uk at berkshire college of agriculture open day

pdc uk at berkshire college of agriculture open day

pdc uk at berkshire college of agriculture open day

pdc uk at berkshire college of agriculture open day

pdc uk at berkshire college of agriculture open day

 

05 June 2018PDC UK's new van livery

PDC-UK’s newly acquired vehicle pictured with Mike Smith (Director Summit MG) & Ronnie Connor (Workshop Co-Ordinator) We would like to thank Mike and his son Garry for sponsoring the recently added Graphics.

pdc uk van livery 1

pdc uk new van livery 2

23 May 2018PDC UK at Rock the Moor 2018 (10th Anniversary)

Sunshine and Fireworks contributed to a wonderful day at Cookham’s very own ‘Retro Concert’.  Thank you to all who supported the Charity.

pdc uk at rock the moor 2018 (10th anniversary)

pdc uk at rock the moor 2018 (10th anniversary)

pdc uk at rock the moor 2018 (10th anniversary)

pdc uk at rock the moor 2018 (10th anniversary)

pdc uk at rock the moor 2018 (10th anniversary)

pdc uk at rock the moor 2018 (10th anniversary)

pdc uk at rock the moor 2018 (10th anniversary)

09 May 2018New PDC UK van

PDC-UK are proud to unveil our recently acquired vehicle, resplendent in our ‘eye-catching’ livery. Our sincere thanks to Summit Motors for their sponsorship of the graphics.

new pdc uk van

new pdc uk van

new pdc uk van

 

28 April 2018Project Update First Quarter 2018

08 April 2018Remembering Greg (Gibby) Gibbard 1953-2015

Members of staff of Painted Dog Conservation ( Zimbabwe) group around the Memorial Bird Bath in memory of Greg (Gibby) Gibbard, tragically killed three years ago to the day.

07 April 20183rd Anniversary of the tragic death of Greg (Gibby) Gibbard

Today is the 3rd Anniversary of the tragic death of Greg (Gibby) Gibbard 1953-2015. Remembered for his dedication in the pursuit of Wildlife Conservation.

Gibby’s Legacy Lives On - View the photos of Gibby’s Memorial Birdbath

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03 April 2018AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATION ‘INAUGURAL EVENT’

AWF recently held its first London event at the Royal Geographic Society, attendees including PDC-UK, Trustees Kayley Rumball and Derek Fry. Introductions were made by UK Director Kirstin Johnson. Invitees were given a presentation by Philip Muruthi AWF (Vice President Species Conservation) on the current work being carried out by the organisation, primarily in Africa.

PDC-UK Patron, Tom Ogilvie-Graham (new CEO of AWF) gave a short introductory talk before Kirstin closed the event.

philip muruthi with pdc-uk trustee derek fry
Philip Muruthi with PDC-UK Trustee Derek Fry


Tom Ogilvie Graham, Kirstin Johnson & Derek Fry

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