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Looking for a life-changing journey?

Join us in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and raise funds for the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund!

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Be inspired and inspire
Climbing Kilimanjaro is assured to be an inspirational and rewarding experience. Undertaking this challenge for a cause like supporting the children in Palestine and Syria will simply make it a priceless journey!

Who are we? Why do we do this?
This is a trip organized by volunteers of the PCRF. We love taking on challenges and exploring the world. With the exciting story of climbing Kilimanjaro, we want to spread awareness about PCRF’s initiatives, support its work through fundraising and contribute to helping injured and affected children in Palestine and the region.

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What is PCRF?
The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund is a non-political, non-profit, tax-exempt organization that was established in 1991 to address the medical and humanitarian crisis facing Palestinian youth in the Middle East. It has since expanded to help suffering children from the region, based only on their medical needs. PCRF is dedicated to healing the wounds of war, occupation and poverty for children regardless of their nationality, religion, race or gender. The primary objective of the PCRF is to identify and treat every child in the Middle East in need of specialized surgery not available to them locally.
For more info check: http://www.pcrf.net

Why Kilimanjaro?
Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world at 5,895 metres or 19,341 feet above sea level. The highest point is known as Uhuru or Kibo Peak. This fact makes Mount Kilimanjaro one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa and part of the 7 summits challenge; the feat of climbing the highest mountain on every continent. While ascending Kilimanjaro you’ll be mesmerized by the biodiversity encountered and natural scenery you’ll witness. Kilimanjaro has five distinct climate zones each occupying a range of approximately 1000m of altitude. This will be an extraordinary journey, it is “in some way like traveling from the equator to the pole, with increasing altitude providing a very distinct range of climate zones, from tropical rainforest to moorland, alpine desert and finally to the polar conditions of the summit.” Kilimanjaro is also known as every man’s mountain because it requires no previous hiking or climbing experience to do it.
For more info check: http://www.africatravelresource.com/resources/

Tour Company
Wild Guanabana is founded by adventurer and mountaineer Omar Samra, the first Egyptian and youngest Arab to reach the top of Mount Everest. WG specialize in designing and creating authentic and ethical adventure travel experiences in wild and wonderful destinations around the world, in a manner that is professional and adhering to the highest levels of safety guidelines. Wild Guanabana will ensure that you are well informed prior to the trip and have sufficient information to train and plan. WG has a 95%+ summit success rate and a high commitment to safety and environmental care. You do need to play your part and prepare as early as possible so that you can be as physically fit and ensure your summit success.
For more info http://www.wildguanabana.com

Who can participate?
The trip is open to all who want to participate in this challenge and fundraising campaign. Each climber will have to commit to raising $15,000 before 24th December 2014, the day we start our adventure! All funds raised will be used to support the PCRF’s medical missions, treatment abroad programs and humanitarian projects. You will have a fundraising site through the PCRF to collect the donations. PCRF volunteers will extend heir help and support throughout the trip preparation and fundraising campaign.

What is the cost of the trip?
The cost of the Kilimanjaro climb with Wild Guanabana is $2,475 – This covers all your cost in Tanzania. For details on price inclusions and exclusions refer to http://www.wildguanabana.com/climbing-kilimanjaro-machame. This is discounted rate offered by WG given the cause of this journey!

Registration:
Fill out the registration form: http://goo.gl/LSKjs1

Questions?
Please send an email to climb4PCRF@gmail.com

hanan Eid

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