“Working together to enrich lives”
FREEME Wildlife is a centre for sick, injured, or orphaned wildlife situated near Howick in the Kwazulu-Natal Midlands. Its rehabilitation facility is equipped for the medical treatment and ongoing care of patients, with the goal of successfully rehabilitating them back into their natural environments. FREEME Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is officially permitted by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife to treat all indigenous wildlife: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. An average of 2000 patients is admitted annually, among them Threatened or Protected Species (ToPS) FREEME Wildlife is committed to engaging with the public on all aspects of wildlife conservation, protection, and preservation. All treatment is free of charge and FREEME Wildlife depends on the support of its community and business sponsors to enable it to continue its work. For FREEME Wildlife to maintain its mandate to rescue, rehabilitate and release wildlife, and expand its research, education, and outreach projects, it needs sustainable support.
Why is Qambathi and FREEME Wildlife partners
Not many people know this but when Stephen and I considered moving to South Africa we really wanted to set up a lodge in a big 5 game reserve as we were passionate about creating a safe place for wildlife. Big 5 may get all the attention but it's all wildlife big as well as the small that create the perfect balance and harmony in nature. I can't remember how we became aware of FREEME Wildlife but we knew we needed the guidance and help in running our small reserve. We invited Tammy and Wade over a couple of months after taking over Qambathi and their passion and raw unbroken principles in what is the right way to manage wildlife, the sheer knowledge and commitment they have to all animals, well that was just music to our ears. It did not take us long to try and think of ways we could get involved and help support an amazing organisationn such as FREEME Wildlife