The act of charity was alive and kicking here in Howick as 6 girls decided to make some money through the sale of cakes, muffins and all sorts of other food goodies to sell on the side of their road. Their parents initially thought this was to raise pocket money for the girls to indulge […]
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“Are they the same organisations?” many people ask – the simple answer is no, they are two different organisations. Both organisations are NPO’s and both address aspects of animal welfare BUT, in two totally different ways and at very different levels. SPCA and Funda Nenja operate from two separate locations. Allow me to clarify the […]
Every SPCA’s primary function is not Homing Animals it is Preventing Cruelty. However we do re-home animals that have been rescued by us or relinquished to us if we judge them to be potentially good family pets. We are extremely selective over who may adopt which animals from us. We want to be as certain […]
The uMngeni SPCA recently held an informal tea to honour and thank the very special volunteers that work at our SPCA Centre and have been selflessly serving our Society for many, many years. Anne Smith has been the driving force behind establishing our Gardeners’ Corner, firstly at Campbell Road and later at our Fundraising Centre […]
Last week the volunteers from Funda Nenja, the township dog training initiative in Mpophomeni, brought a little sick puppy named Danger in to the uMngeni SPCA. His young owner had given them his house number but couldn’t remember his phone number. Thankfully, with care and treatment Danger recovered but when our Field Officer tried to […]
Having just had family visiting from UK we needed to find them some big game without travelling all the way to the Kruger or Zululand. We’d heard about a private “Big Five” Game Reserve just outside Ladysmith. We sincerely hoped that the big cats weren’t in small camps inside the main park as they are […]