Landowners, Selati members and friends of Selati undertook a review of their strategic options particularly in relation to questions on how to secure long-term sustainability of this wilderness area. The available options identified have been significantly influenced by the negative pressures on this environment with regard to rhino poaching, elephant population management, the ongoing drought and the substantially increased financial burden of maintaining this pristine low human footprint Lowveld wilderness area. This is a unique conservation responsibility and a decision to “spread the word” hoping to identify and attract like-minded individuals and entities in this important endeavour.
With this in mind a Non-Profit Company has been established, ‘The Selati Wilderness Foundation’ with the 3 primary objectives as outlined on the home page.
The NPC is also registered with the Department of Social Welfare as a Non-Profit Organisation as well as with the South African Revenue Services as a Public Benefit Organisation. It is also a member of the Independent Code for non-profit entities The board of directors of the NPC comprises three individuals associated with the Selati Game Reserve and one independent director as follows: