SUMMITS & PROGRAMS
Kilimanjaro (5,895mt) Tanzania
Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania and the highest mountain in Africa at 5,895 metres above sea level. Kilimanjaro is the highest free-standing mountain in the world, rising 4,600mt (19,341ft) from base to summit. It was first climbed in 1889.
Kilimanjaro is a giant stratovolcano that began forming a million years ago, when lava spilled from the Rift Valley zone. Two of its three peaks, Mawenzi and Shira, are extinct while Kibo (the highest peak) is dormant and could erupt again. The most recent activity was recorded just 200 years ago.
The Climb - KiliTechTrek
Technology execs from Silicon Valley will reach the summit of the highest mountain in Africa while raising funds for Amani, a local non-profit organization that rescues and supports the homeless children of Tanzani. We will take the very scenic and fairly demanding Rongai route.
Supported Organization: Amani Children's Home
Amani Children's Home is committed to reducing the number of children living on the streets in Tanzania by providing a nurturing place for homeless children to heal, grow, and learn. In addition to providing long-term care, Amani aims to reunite children with their relatives when possible and to equip their families with the tools they need to be self-sustainable. Amani is dedicated to creating a path for each child that leads to a future filled with hope. Amani means Peace in Swahili, the language spoken in Tanzania.