There is a continuing requirement to maintain strong anti-poaching security for the protection of the rhino in the Conservancy particularly with the current difficulties in Zimbabwe. The trust is financing the equipment, training and wages for the guards and also the salary for a Conservator. It also has an outeach programme working in collaboration with the Governor, National Parks, farmers, local medical clinics and schools.
The Trust was formed in 1989 and has raised GB£ 500,000 (over US$ 1,000,000) thanks to the generosity of many individuals and groups who have made donations to help prevent the extinction of the black rhino.
To help establish and secure a black rhino conservancy in the Midlands regions of Zimbabwe in southern Africa, where a breeding group of rhino could be established under free and natural conditions but fully protected from poachers.