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Your contribution will provide much needed COVID-19 vaccines prioritizing those who need them the most in countries that cannot afford them

Why should you donate?

The Big Climb is working closely with the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention; African Union (AU); Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; and WHO Foundation. All donations collected through The Big Climb will go towards the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines, either through the Gavi COVAX AMC program or the African Union. Your contribution will help protect those who need the vaccine most.

To whom should you donate?

The Big Climb donation platform allows you to donate either to the AU COVID-19 Response Fund; or to the Go Give One campaign managed by the WHO Foundation. Donations to the AU COVID-19 Response Fund will focus on Africa only, where Mount Kilimanjaro is located. Donations to the Go Give One campaign will assist lower-income countries throughout the world.

Note that both donation platforms offer practical payment solutions, based on your current location.

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Contribute to raising awareness and funds for sustainable mountain development projects. Post your achievement on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #SupportTheBigClimb

On 19 October, 34 climbers including Tanzanian and Kenyan youth, elite mountain runners, arctic explorers, politicians, industry leaders, and COVID-19 experts will climb to the summit of Africa to highlight the need for equitable access to vaccines. Climbers will reach Uhuru Peak on United Nations Day, 24 October. Funds raised through the.big.climb will go towards the Go Give One campaign, managed by the WHO Foundation, and the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund.
 
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Equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines is essential in defeating the pandemic. The virus is winning due to human moral failure. We cannot let this happen.

Find out more about The Big Climb here: https://thebigclimb.org/

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“After being shot during an armed robbery in Nairobi, I have organized many climbs to raise awareness on social issues affecting youth. The fight against COVID-19 will define our future”

Tim Challen, The Big Climb Co-organizer and Founder of Kilimanjaro Initiative

Want to support this mission?

Be a part of The Big Climbs. In parallel with the Mount Kilimanjaro climb and Mount Everest Basecamp trek, organize your own activity. Raise awareness on the need to support sustainable mountain development. Raise funds for projects that will make a difference in communities, using mountains as vehicle for creating better and more sustainable lively hoods.

Funds will go to recognized community-based projects.