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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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The Big Climb Kicked-off officially! Climbers at their final brief before they start their trek.
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The Big Climb was all about hope and collective action. My first climb of the highest peak in Africa, Mt Kilimanjaro, 5,895m aimed to raise awareness of the need to fight the COVID-19 pandemic together. I am so thankful for this opportunity and for letting me become a part of this team!



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We are so proud of Fred and how he represented Sauti Kuu on The Big Climb!


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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.

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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.