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Plea for Uitsig – July 2019

Dear Uitsig Friends

We aren’t sure if you’ve been following our Facebook page, but we’d like you to know that the facility is going through some very troubled times.

On 13th December 2018 the Directors of Uitsig were removed by the High Court of SA due to mismanagement of the facility, and Mr Ryno Engelbrecht was appointed as Facilitator until such time as a new Board of Directors is nominated.

Since this date, the Facilitator, staff and his team have desperately tried to upgrade the facility and keep the doors open.

The reality is – unless we receive significant funding support from the public or corporates by

31 March 2019, the Facilitator is once again faced with the closing of Uitsig’s doors.

POINT 1:

As part of the Court Appointed Facilitator’s duties he has to attend to the care of the animals. Upon his appointment it was determined by a vet that 147 dogs out of 340 (a staggering 43%) needed some sort of urgent veterinary attention. This has been attended to by the Facilitator but the vet bill stands at R30 000.00.

POINT 2:

A Liquidation Application has been brought against the landowners upon whose property Uitsig conducts its business and is a shareholder. The land vests in a company called Vendivax (Pty) Ltd.  The balance of the purchase price was obtained from certain Shareholders, of which some are currently occupying the land.  A Creditor and a Shareholder have brought an Application for Liquidation of Vendivax (Pty) Ltd, the landowner.  A real risk exists that once the Liquidation Order is granted, and a Provisonal Liquidator is appointed by the Master of the High Court, such Liquidator may very well give the current occupants of the land, including Uitsig ARC notice to vacate and bring eviction proceedings.

POINT 3:

Besides the R30 000 vet bill, funding of at least another R40 000 is required to keep the doors open (so R70 000 needed).

Irrespective of the outcome of the Liquidation application the reality is that 400+ animals at Uitsig depend on US!

HOW TO SUPPORT

Please consider donating any amount however big or small into account listed in the Header Poster of this email or via:

DEBIT ORDER FORM ATTACHED: Email completed form to dbuys@intekom.co.za

SECURE ONLINE DEBIT ORDER APPLICATION:  https://securedonation.org.za/donate?campaign=22

PAYFAST: https://www.payfast.co.za/donate/go/uitsiganimalrescueorganisation

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION – THE UITSIG FACILITATION TEAM:

Ryno Engelbrecht, Trading Operations: 0829286880 | ryno@servco.co.za

Natalee Kamieth, Trading Administrator: 0833061026 | pds@servco.co.za

Hilary Barclay, Adoptions, Medical and Behavioural: 0763059834

Debra Buys: Marketing, Fundraising and Donations: 0837074777 | dbuys@intekom.co.za

With thanks for your kind support

DEBRA BUYS CONSULTING

Approved UITSIG ANIMAL RESCUE Fundraiser

dbuys@intekom.co.za

083 707 4777