Pick 'n Pay helps SANCCOB

SANCCOB Smart-Shopper-Promo-photo smallPick 'n Pay came to the rescue recently of African penguins affected by the latest oil slick in Table Bay. A total of 219 of the oiled endangered penguins, 2 Cape Gannets, 33 penguin chicks and 3 abandoned eggs have been admitted to SANCCOB since the SELI 1 caused a major oil slick in September.

 

In addition to lending a hand with the cleaning of the birds and donating R20 000 to assist with their rehabilitation, Pick 'n Pay has added SANCCOB as a beneficiary on the Smart Shopper kiosk so that smart shoppers can join Pick 'n Pay in assisting with the cleaning, feeding, medication and rehydration of the numerous birds in SANCCOB’s care. Join Pick 'n Pay in helping SANCCOB and the endangered African penguin by signing up for a Smart Shopper card and donating your smart shopper points to SANCCOB at any Smart Shopper kiosk.

 

What We Do

SANCCOB is at the forefront of saving African penguins and other threatened seabirds.  It never takes a day off and its rehabilitation team is on 24-hour call.

SANCCOB deploys its specialist emergency response skills in Africa, the Indian Ocean region, Antarctica and Sub-Antarctic. Through its training academy it equips people to work in the environmental sector; and a passion to instill pride and knowledge about marine conservation drives its education programmes.

SANCCOB is a leader in seabird disease research.

LATEST AFRICAN PENGUIN FIGURES released by South African Department of Environmental Affairs (2012):

18 683 breeding pairs in the wild in South Africa (excludes Namibian figures)

 

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Product in Store

  • Baseball cap
    Baseball cap
    A fashionable SANCCOB branded baseball cap. Fits all sizes. Only available in blue.
  • Magenta Penguin Book & Toy
    Magenta Penguin Book & Toy
    This is a story about a penguin that is different:a magenta penguin called Siffira10 and covers one year in her life.
  • Valentine’s Meal for our Lovebirds
    Valentine’s Meal for our Lovebirds
    Share some Valentine’s love with our endangered African penguins by sponsoring a dinner date for one of our resident penguin couples for Valentine’s Day!
  • 2-for-1 Valentine's Adoption (Email)
    2-for-1 Valentine's Adoption (Email)
    Our 2-for-1 Valentine’s adoptions are back! Say ‘I love you’ to that someone special by naming and adopting two penguins rehabilitated at one of SANCCOB’s seabird centres. Choose our new ‘green adoption option’ by having it emailed directly to your inbox and save R100 on your adoption!
  • The African Penguin DVD
    The African Penguin DVD
    The African Penguin is the only penguin that lives on the African Continent. It was known as the Jackass Penguin because of its donkey like call.
  • Pensioner Membership
    Pensioner Membership
    1 Year membership for South African residents with Pensioner status. Click on 'Product Details' to purchase.
  • City Slickers DVD
    City Slickers DVD
    15 years ago, a handful of African Penguins, normally found only on remote islands off the Southern African coast, stumbled across one of the Cape's most beautiful and popular tourist beaches.
  • Ordinary Membership
    Ordinary Membership
    1 Year membership for South African residents. Click on 'Product Details' to purchase.
  • 2-for-1 Valentine's Adoption (postage)
    2-for-1 Valentine's Adoption (postage)
    Our 2-for-1 Valentine’s adoptions are back! Say ‘I love you’ to that someone special by naming and adopting two penguins rehabilitated at one of SANCCOB’s seabird centres. Delivery via the post office takes a minimum of 10 working days within South Africa and 14 working days internationally.
  • Make a Donation
    Make a Donation
    Your gift will go directly towards conserving southern Africa's seabirds. To allocate your donation to a specific project or cause, please select the appropriate option from the drop-down list. For donations in South African Rand (ZAR) please use the space below. For international donations in USD, Euro, etc. please use the PayPal donator on the right. No Paypal account needed.
  • Adopt a Home Pen Penguin
    Adopt a Home Pen Penguin
    Adopt a penguin from our Home Pen and help us to maintain and provide an excellent quality of life for our permanent residents.
  • Private Tour
    Private Tour
    If you love penguins or would like to know more about these charismatic creatures then SANCCOB's specialist "behind the scenes" tour is a must. Fill in our booking form, send it to us and you

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