Thee name rhinoceros means 'nose horn' and is often shortened to rhino. There are two species of the rhino in Africa - the white rhino and the black rhino. Unfortunately, the black rhino is down roughly 97% since the 1960s*
Rhinos are hunted and killed for their horns. Their horns are not true horns; they are actually made of keratin—the same material that makes up our hair and nails. Truly, rhino horn is as effective at curing cancer as chewing on your fingernails.
These amazing animals gallup to to 30 mph and are known to have poor eyesight. However, their sense of smell and hearing are very good.
Globally, 1 in 9 people still have no access to clean water. But in the communities we serve, it's 9 out of 9. Water is a daily and crippling challenge. Without water you can't grow food, you can't build housing, you can't stay healthy, you can't stay in school and you can't keep working.
Today, hope is on hold in over half of the developing world's primary schools without access to water and sanitation.
But this water crisis can be solved and that’s why we teamed up with The Water Project to help create a better tomorrow.