Author Archives: Louise Cole

The Nuts Mud Challenge!

On the 31st August 2014 a small team of us are taking part in the “Nuts Challenge Mud Run” (obstacle course) which is an approx. 7km long course with a country mile to start, and is one of the most challenging military style assault courses out there – with around...

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Kovu being released!

KOVU BEING RELEASED! After having stayed two weeks in his release enclosure, our serval Kovu is now finally free! A little bit hestitant he left the enclosure when the doors went open, not sure what to expect. In the first few days he has been out now he is however...

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Sad News about Zira

A SAD DAY… This morning we were left shocked and saddened by the sudden and unexpected death of our serval cat Zira. Zira was taken to the centre as a kitten in May 2013 together with her brother Kovu. Both animals were raised at the centre with only one goal: releasing...

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The Blazing Saddles – update

On Saturday 14th June 2014, Jeremy Scott & the Blazing Saddles set off from Tunbridge Wells to Wiesbaden in Germany. They were waved off by the Mayor, Miss Tunbridge Wells. David C, Louise (from the Tongole Foundation) and a few others! Sunday 15th June: 82 miles today! Bum sore and legs stiff,...

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Can you help Zira & Kovu?

Orphaned twin servals, Zira and Kovu, were rescued just over a year ago and their rehabilitation has gone very well. Now we want to help them back to the wild where they belong, but we need your help! Please read on and share with friends and family… THEIR STORY… In...

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Serval Cats April Update

It’s hard to believe it has been 1 year since rescuing Kovu and Zira! They have come so far already! Both Kovu and Zira are doing well. The Lilongwe Wildlife Centre are very busy with the preparation for their release, and hopefully they will now go out next month. This...

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Chicken Update

Chicken Project begins to benefit families…. Louis (12 years old) is an orphan being looked after by his aunt. The family was among those chosen by the village chief to benefit from the Tongole Foundation’s (TF) sponsor a chicken project in January 2013. The TF initiated the project in order...

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Vitu Memorial Football Match

Yesterday, the 29th January 2014, the sixth form at the High Weald Academy (was Angley School) held their annual memorial football match for Vitu. I was invited along to watch & luckily, as the weather has been and was dreadful, the match was held in the Hall! Before the match...

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An incredible £665.73 was raised on the 20th December 2013 for the Tongole Foundation at the Burfields House client Christmas Panto! A fab end to a successful 2013!

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