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Almost 1 300 NSRI volunteers provide essential services at 41 inland and coastal rescue bases across South Africa. Here’s how your donation could help them save lives.In order to do their work safely in even the toughest conditions, NSRI crew members – all of whom are unpaid volunteers – must have personal protective equipment (PPE) that does the job, first time, every time. Their lives, and the lives of those they assist, depend on it.Replacing worn kit and fitting out new crew members costs thousands of rands per volunteer each year. Add to that the costs of fuel, boat maintenance and general running expenses, and the numbers add up very quickly indeed. Which is why we could not do the work we do without the support of our thousands of donors.What it costs to kit out a crew memberThe following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is essential for all Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIBS) crew.
  • An inflatable life jacket: R1075
  • A helmet: R1200
  • A wetsuit: R1900
  • Gloves: R280
  • Booties: R425
That adds up to R4 880 per RHIB crew member.Your support helps save livesAll through lockdown, our volunteers never stopped working. They train tirelessly to keep their fitness up year round. And as they provide lifesaving services across the country, their kit is lifesaving in its own right, too.By making a donation to sponsor crew kit or to cover general running costs, you can support the work these dedicated volunteers do. Whatever you’re able to give, your contribution will help save lives.Make your donation today.
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