Climb Africa's second highest mountain and fundraise to support orphans and vulnerable children
V P C D A organizes Mt. Kenya hike to allow an active role in fundraising to support orphans and vulnerable children living in children orphanages. This will offer the participants the opportunity to support orphans and under privileged children in Kenya .The highest point on the landscape is, and always has been a special symbol for human beings. From the top,you have a better view and you will also be observed by others. In this context, an effective message of helping the deprived children on a hill or mountain top is an expression of hope.
There are an overwhelming number of children who are orphaned and in need of care and protection. We do not only aim to provide orphan children with their basic needs of food and accommodation, but works for a sustainable solution by improving the educational opportunities, skills and self reliance of the children. The money raised by the trek will enable support for access to education, target food and nutritional and other social and material support.
Below is a list of community-based organizations who are beneficiaries of the program.
â—Hope for Orphans rehabilitation centre
â—Dream children's home
â—Tumaini children's home
â—Rehema children's home
â—Nanyuki children's home
â—Kwa Macharia community primary school
â—Gitero community primary school
The needs are enormous and they are still not met. Support would be required in order to meet that need. Giving your time and money to this fundraiser will help ensure that, our goal of providing for the most basic needs of these children is met. You can help support hundreds of orphans and abandoned children through your participation, which will raise funds for food, clothing and education .
Climb Mt Kenya : Participants locate their own flights to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport , Kenya , and are picked and welcomed by the V P C D A staff and transferred to a Nairobi hotel for an overnight. In day 2, they will be driven to a base hotel in Nanyuki for an overnight where they will prepare for a 4 days Sirimon -Naromoro trek. The participants will embark on an unforgettable start for the summit hike to pt. lenana 4985m the hikers summit. After hiking Mt. Kenya , participants as part of their project days they will tour local projects in Nanyuki to meet the children their funds have assisted. Participants Will then return to Nairobi where they will also tour local projects. After project days, participants will be transferred to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where they catch their flights back home. The total amount you are requested to raise is US $ 2,350. This price covers ( the trek Fee US $ 1350 ) will plan all the logistical aspects of Mt. Kenya trip. You will be requested to raise ( US $ 1,000 USD ) to help support orphans and under privileged children .
To participate in this trek requires:
Very physically fit
18 years of age and above
Have a positive attitude in make a difference in the lives of under privileged
Fees for these programs include:
Road transfers by private vehicles
Accommodation on a full board basis
Mountain trek briefing before ascent
National Park entry fees
Services on the mountain including guide, cook and porters
Accommodation & meals on the mountain
Fees for these programs exclude.
Travel and personal accident insurance
Personal hiking equipment-sleeping bags, boots etc
Expenditure on all drinks