These brave souls have climbed new heights, pushing their bodies and minds to extreme limits. Their goal - to raise funds for education. Each climber is self-funded, selflessly pouring funds raised into the lives of students. These are our Heroes:
Mount Kilimanjaro or just Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, "Kibo", "Mawanzi", and "Shira", is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, with its summit Uhuru Peak, reaching a whopping height of 5895m above sea level.
These brave men and women battled Mt. Kilimanjaro to make a difference in the lives of students who are striving for a future. This could be you!
Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano in the Caucaus Mountains in Southern Russia, near the border with Georgia. It could be considered the highest mountain in Europe and it is the tenth most prominent peak in the world.
Metsi Makhetha - Tapping into her potential and stretching her personal leadership boundaries to make a difference in our communities and on the continent is what powers Metsi's adventurous life. She will be making her way up Europe's highest Peak - Mt Elbrus in Russia (5,642m) on 9-19 August 2018 to raise funds for Summit for Hope.
Khanyi Chaba - She is known for being passionate about making a difference to the lives of others while continuously challenging herself. This time around, Khanyi Chaba will be making her way up Europe's highest Peak - Mt Elbrus in Russia (5,642m) on 9-19 August 2018 to raise funds for Summit for Hope.
Mount Everest, known in Nepal as Sagarmatha and in Tibetan as Chamolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalays. The international border between Nepal and China runs across its summit point.
This team consisted of: Dr. Thandi Ndlovu, Alex Molokwane, Chris Cudmore, Anne Cudmore, Tim Potter, Trevor Griffiths, Tyron Struckmeyer, Dr. Sindi Giwu, Mo Conning, Lerato Motsamai and Nooryl-ain Khann.
On average, it takes eight hours alone to reach the summit on the last stage of the trek. This is because it is 4084 feet or 1245 meters of climbing at extreme altitudes over 18000 feet and greatly increasing your risk of getting acute mountain sickness.
This team consisted of: Dr. Thandi Ndlovu, Alex Molokwane, Granny Seape, Godfrey Chaane, Shake Sisulu, Metsi Makhetha, Chris Cudmore, Anne Cudmore, Baby Tyawa, Armand Eksteen, Gina Eksteen, Jenny Iorio, Khomotso Mashalane, Steve Mashalane, Kgabo Mashalane, Lerato Motsamai, Kopano Badimo and Nomvula Jordt.
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