Thina Inc. is a registered United States 501(C)3 Not-for-ProfitPrivate
THINA INC. We
acknowledge with grateful thanks the very generous donations made to
Khumbula Thina Inc. a USA-registered 501(C)3
not-for-profit Private Operating Foundation. The Company's IRS returns may be examined with 24
hours notice at the offices of their accountants: Thomas A. Close, CPA of Bradley, Thomas & Matthew Close, Certified Public Accountants, PLLC Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 304-258-4742
have been given kind permission to mention by name the following Donors. Donors who opted to remain anonymous – We thank you for your goodness and trust. God Bless you all!
Lockheed Martin Corp. Washington DC - USA.
& Mrs. Reginald Vayo Bar Harbour Maine - USA.
& Mrs. Richard K Cook - USA.
Fleur Wales-Baillie - USA.
past 7 years
Gregg C. Sengstack CEO Franklin Electric Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
Electric Water Pumps
Mrs. Ada Shissler Sanibel, Florida, USA.
all of our Patrons, your generosity is above all measure.
Thina Wildlife Sanctuary is a SA registered Corporation
under code Section 21 (not-for-profit) It is the
International arm of Khumbula Thina, Inc.
For the past 24 years ---we have realized the Purposes for which we were
formed in The Kingdom of The Zulu, SA.
acknowledge with grateful thanks the patronage made to
Khumbula Thina Wildlife Sanctuary by Khumbula Thina Inc. WV, USA. (
1994 - 2017)
Founder and Volunteer CEO has contributed at least $60,000 of her own
funds each and every
year, not including expenses, for the past seventeen years. Previous to that, she met
all of the expenses of the Wildlife Sanctuary from her personal funds.
likewise acknowledge with thanks the contribution of time expended by
Volunteers and others who have assisted us in our endeavours. Thanks
in particular for contributions of winter feed for our wildlife by
maize farmers Gerhardus “Hardu” Prinsloo and Karel Senekal. Our
appreciation goes to Eugene of "On Site Computers" Richards Bay for their
time and courtesy. To
the rescue! - Alwyn Wentzel of Thanda Private Game Reserve -
assisting us with their TLB in creating a waterhole for the stray,
wounded “Hannes the Hippo”.
thank the SA Police and “The Hawks”, formerly "The Scorpions", for their ongoing
for the protection of the Foundations' Wildlife and wellbeing.
acknowledgements go to the following Board of Directors of Khumbula Thina, Inc.
USA and Khumbula Thina Wildlife Sanctuary, SA for their
Volunteer support through the years.
Board of Directors: Tom Smoot, III Esq. P.A. Florida, USA Raj Naidoo of California, USA Paul Idelsohn of Leon, France Mrs.
Janet Cuthbertson, SA
Board of Advisors: Jim Fowler, New York, USA (Wild Kingdom) Hon. James A. Symington - Circuit Court Judge, US House of Representatives Hon. Richard V. Allen - National Security Advisor for Ronald Reagan
mention goes to our friends and advisors Mr. & Mrs. David and
Dawn Irons of Bethesda, KZN, SA. They have
taken a personal interest in, and extended their support and knowledge for
the wellbeing of both Foundations.
conclusion it is significant that the success and achievements of
Khumbula Thina Inc and Khumbula Thina Wildlife Sanctuary objectives
have been reached without the vision and dedication of our Founder
Volunteer CEO Ms. Fleur Wales-Baillie. Her determined and
relentless pursuit of the Vision to ensure the Ethos of .... The Land
....Its People ....Its Wild ....has
been successfully achieved through diligent application.
Wales-Baillie's central objective has been to ensure fair and legal
United Sates’ funds and interests.
Examples of Projects spearheaded by Khumbula Thina Trust, USA in the United States and Southern Africa
Organized the first trails for previously disadvantaged children. Built a lecture hall for environmental education. Built a schoolroom for environmental education. Purchased a Mann Truck for Kruger National Park to use for Transport and Relocation of elephant and rhino. Sponsored and supported veterinarians in their studies of the environment and wildlife. Rescued animals, both domestic and wild, from starvation and inhumane treatment. Purchased habitat for the protection of the gopher tortoise on Sanibel Island, Florida. Supported exotic wildlife sanctuaries in Florida. Financed C.R.O.W. in Durban South Africa. Purchased
land in South Africa to form a Game Preserve from where the Trust could
operate and manage its own projects through its own foundation, Khumbula Wildlife Sanctuary (The
Kafunga Foundation), a Section 21 not-for-profit charitable organization. Purchased and relocated wildlife to The Trust's Preserve. Provided counseling for diseases such as malaria and the HIV virus. Provided job opportunities and environmental education in the Community.
- Sanctuary essentials
Daily & Recurring Expenditures:
feed - alfalfa/lucerne, game pellets, salt licks
Water System Maintenance - 24/7 - High Priority
Electricity for Well/Borehole Pumps
Fence - Electric, Solar
Staff (game guards, maintenance, cleaners) - wages, uniforms
Staff Accomodation - Maintenance
Roads - grading, erosion control
Vegetation - removal of invasives
Firebreaks - along fence lines, roads, and buildings
Security & AntiPoaching - cameras, drones, firearms, spot lights
Vehicles, Agri-Implements, Tools & Fuel
First Aid Kits
Air Fares - United States/SA
Khumbula Thina Trust has achieved its goals in the creation and
successful operation of a Wildlife Sanctuary - our objectives include:
establishment and support of a significant Wildlife Treatment Center,
Research Center & Orphanage. This will be realized for the
continuation of biodiversity in perpetuity for the Fauna and Flora in
Completion of a lodge, bungalows and tented
accommodation. These will house Medical and Research Staff, Educators,
Students, Volunteers and Wildlife Caregivers.
All Donations will be replied to in the form of a Letter of Thanks from
The Trust for the tax-deductible amount to a West Virginia, U.S.A.
not-for-profit Private Operating Foundation.