About Us

Our Mission

Rhinosaverz is a registered non-profit organization in South Africa, 225-622 NPO,(NGO) that uses music, visual arts, & education to reach out and make connections to create awareness and raise funds to assist the verified foundations globally in the front lines; fighting the war on extinction.

We inform the world on up to date verified source information pertaining to the current situation of the wild animals in their various locations geographically, using our various global voice platforms in order to unite the world and to engage celebrities and people of influence.

Our goals and aim is to affect a world change on the the hunting, trade and illegal poaching of exotic and endangered animals (skins, bones and meat) globally. By informing people as to what is happening on the ground using verified sources of information to rally and lobby people of influence and lawmakers globally.

We actively work with various verified non-profit and conservation foundations globally. We work with students and schools to educate, create awareness and empower them to find their own voice and make an active change and difference through arts and music and creative fundraising.

Meet the Team

We have a dynamic team of musicians, artists, educators, conservationists, and artisans that work on the ground, behind the scenes and in the classrooms to ensure that information is factual and the experiences are meaningful and empowering.

Charles Summerfield

Founder

Born in Zimbabwe, Charles now lives and works in South Africa  where he is a musician and conservationist.  He became  inspired by  African wildlife  and  decided  to help our world and educate everyone on the plight of animals facing extinction. He  continues to make a conscious effort to raise awareness before there are no more wild animals left. He believes that as we continue to pollute our waters and destroy our natural resources, extinction is an imminent reality. Charles uses his music to create awareness  and  assist foundations on the ground on the frontline fighting extinction by any means necessary. 

West Mathewson

Wildlife Conservation Consultant & Director of Rhinosaverz

West Mathewson is the owner of Lion Tree Top Lodge “Forever home/Sanctuary” situated in the Timbavati Region of South Africa. He has dedicated his life to saving endangered species including Tana and Demi – making a difference in the greater Kruger community, educating the younger generations in how to respect and take care of our precious wildlife. he rescued Tana and Demi from the evil fate of canned lion hunting or worse. He will will continue to care, protect these animals for the rest of their lives.He is a qualified to guide people through the bush and has been educating and caring for wild animals for over three decades.

Philippa Green

Jewelry Designer & Director of Rhinosaverz

Philippa Green is a contemporary jewelry designer in Cape Town, South Africa, who is inspired by her surroundings. Having spent years refining and progressing her craft. Whether it is making and selling jewelry (conservative cuffs, etc) or teaching and empowering the community to develop career opportunities, she is helping to save the planet by using her art, jewelry and expertise to create profit with a purpose. #profit4purpose

Tendai Gumbo

Education Project Coordinator & Art Education Consultant

Tendai Elina Gumbo Wilkinson is a visual artist and educator. Her passion is inspiring and leading others to use their talents to help make  the changes needed to preserve our environment and all life living on our earth through the arts. Tendai believes that where there is a  will and need ,there is a way. With this belief she has used her artistic experiences and expertise to build and facilitate the conservation education aspect of Rhinosaverz connecting educational institutions globally and raising awareness on the plight of endangered species and our environment.

Christopher Wilkinson

Science Consultant & Webmaster

Christopher Wilkinson is an international secondary science educator, currently in Uruguay. His passion is connecting students to the natural world and  helping them realize they have a voice and can make a change through and with science as a tool. He is a member of the Global Issues Network and has brought several groups of students to present on the changes they are making locally, while thinking globally. Most recently Christopher attended a teacher fellowship with EPI in Costa Rica to learn how to use the phenomena of nature to empower students to be the change. 

Want to get involved…

Whether it is becoming active on social media, supporting a ranger, adopting an animal, orphan, joining a virtual class experience or have an idea or project for something completely new, We WANT YOU to #unitthefight, increase our network of like-minded people and organizations. Together we can make a difference.

Help save our beautiful animals from the threat of extinction globally.

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