BONSA SPAR has donated caps, t-shirts and vouchers to Samuel Nkomo and other co-ordinators of the 500km Save the Rhino, Elephant awareness campaign.
The 21-days walk is set to kickoff on 14 September and end on 18 October 2014.
Bonsa Spar and Tilus Supermarkets donated clothing comprising caps, t-shirts and vouchers last Thursday at Bonsa Spar supermarket located in Hillside.
Marketing manager, Priscilla Lambert, said they were honoured to be associated with the walk.
a�?As the marketing manager for The Bonsa Group of companies and Tilus Supermarkets we are proud to be associated with this very worthy cause. This not only helps our public in the present to become more aware of the danger of losing our rhinos but also helps spread awareness to the children who are to become our leaders in the future.
a�?I am sure our donation of caps, t-shirts and vouchers will go a long way to assist raise funds for the conservation of our rhino and elephants,a�? said Lambert.
Nkomo could not hide his joy for the initiative taken by the companies in assisting him and the nation as a whole.
a�?I would like to thank the companies for lending a hand towards this emotional walk. I feel touched each time an elephant or rhino is killed. I am looking forward to the nation to join us as we take part in the emotional walk,a�? he said
The 500km Awareness Campaign Walk is a movement against the poaching of elephants and rhinos in the country.
It aims to educate the community on the importance of wildlife which should be conserved.
Over 20 000 people are set to take part in the walk among them the reigning Miss Earth Zimbabwe, Walk AmbassadorA� Baye Pigors and Dazzy Kapenya who is the sports facilitator.