Kilimanjaro Climbing for Girls Tour Program

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“Kilimanjaro Climbing for Girls Campaign 2020” PROGRAM

Tanzania is home to Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, and many of the continent’s Great Lakes and wildlife reserves, Tanzania is an extraordinary country to live in and contribute to development.

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a lifelong dream for many people, But finding the right organization to plan your adventure can be a challenge in itself, CVS-Tanzania we know that climbing Kilimanjaro for charity is a great way of achieving a personal goal whilst bringing hope to “adolescent girls and young mothers in order to end period poverty” at the same time.

A Program trip is an exciting experience, but what make it memorable are the people you meet and the places you see. CVS-Tanzania ensures you experience everything your host country has to offer, which you can experience with your new-found friends.

We are Community Volunteer Services Tanzania, (CVS-Tanzania) is a Tanzania National registered NGO, registration number NGO/000002834 based in the city of Tanga, Tanzania and working on Community based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights information,
products and services including Menstrual Hygiene Management information, product and services and promoting gender equality in order to help girls step into their potential.

Kilimanjaro Climbing for Girls Campaign 2020” This is the perfect trip for college students and Youths who want adventure but also to do some benefit. Around the world, especially Tanzania; millions of girls are married before the age of 18, putting their health and wellbeing at risk. We champion community-led efforts to ensure that girls and young women can create their own futures.

In Africa and Tanzania in particular young people are exposed to lack of Gender issues information, SRHR information, products and services, exposing them to unintended cases of pregnancies, unsafe abortion, HIV/AIDS and STI infection and increased incidences of young people maternal mortality and many girls in Tanzania face a myriad of menstrual hygiene management challenges, lack of information, products and services, they use hygienic materials cow dung, sisal fibers, sand and dry leaves to manage their menses during menstruation, schools lack sanitary disposal facilities. menstruation also come with pain and stress, forcing girls to abstain from school for at least 4-7 days a month and 48-84 days annually, impacting on their school attendance and academic performances.

The program would also set to reduce in schools girls menstrual hygiene management related school abstinence, improve their school attendance and academic performances. Reduced girls menstrual hygiene management related ‘’trade sex for pads’’, earlier pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal mortality, which are the major and critical challenges for young women and Girls in Tanzania.

We are seeking a partnership with international Health institution, Universities, National Youth Councils, Students Councils, Youth Organizations and Association and Organization to help implement the “Kilimanjaro Climbing for Girls campaign 2020” aimed at improving young girls aged 13-24 years access to menstrual hygiene management health condition, school attendance and academic performances, this project seeks to partner with your institution to help mobilize Kilimanjaro climbing for girls campaign 2020 and contribute to the production and distribution of reusable sanitary towels for girls from low resources settings in Tanzania.

Climbers or Participant would be expected to contribute 10% of the total cost towards the:
• Production of the Reusable Sanitary Towels
• Provide Menstrual Health Management and Gender equality education in local school
• And distribute FREE reusable sanitary pads for vulnerable students in schools rural areas.

Before climb: The participant would further be engaged in community works and services sharing Gender issues, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights information, products and services, sharing menstrual hygiene related health challenges, taboos, cultures and other socially related issues that impact heavily on quality access to MHM health condition.
The Reusable sanitary towels are low cost, affordable and high quality, menstrual hygiene products, saves menstrual cost and time by between 75%-90% annually. “Menstrual Hygiene Management enables women and Girls to reach their full potential “

Key topics:
• Menstruation matters
• Comprehensive Sexuality education,
• Action on ending violence against young women and girls
• and economic empowerment and skills development for young women)


This will be expected to reduce menstrual hygiene Management related sex for pads business, earlier pregnancies, and abortion and HIV/AIDS infections as well as improve school attendance and academic performances. The students /Youth would be expected to share their experiences, challenges, expectation and lesson learning from the remote area of the community settings.

CVS-Tanzania and the White Snow Travels Ltd would organize and coordinate the travels, provide security, developing reports and providing evidenced based documentary film report.

The program would be expected to take place in March 2020 and October 2020 annually, and will take place for three years consecutively or more, depending on partnership time table and budget.

The Program is expected to accrue a total of US$ 150,000 towards the implementation of the menstrual hygiene Management reusable sanitary towels production and distribution and is expected to reach a total of 240 young women and girls with the reusable sanitary towel production and distribution skills as well as access a total of 1, 500,000 in school girls with menstrual hygiene care products (2020-2022)in three years.

Program Travel Cost

S/N Activities Cost US$
1 Air Port Pick up & Drop off(KIA/JNIA or Dar)  360
2 Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity (Marangu Route, 6 Days)  1,800
3 Accommodation & Meals  (Hotel + Lodges /Hostel ) 320
4 AGLEP Project Support  10%  (Total Cost)  248
Total Cost 2,728


The program will cover: accommodations, Air port pick up and drop off, Meal services 3 times a day, local transport, supervisor stuff allowance, T-shirt for participant, Kilimanjaro climb costs, Project contribution(Charity), project documentary and progress report and community events.



Program Schedule

001 March 10, 2020 Arrival & overnight in Moshi/Dar CVS-Tanzania N/A
002 March 11, 2020 Traveling  to the village CVS-Tanzania 8:30am-2:30pm
003 March 12, 2020 Meeting with Girls and Youth in the village and share SRHR & Gender issues  information CVS-Tanzania +Local Government 8:30am-4:30pm
004 March 13, 2020 Meeting with  local villagers, Young women and school Youths share informationabout MHM information, Product and Services CVS-Tanzania +Local Government 9:00am-4:00pm
005 March 14, 2020 Drive back from the village  to Moshi and overnight CVS-Tanzania 9:00am-3:00pm
006 March 15 –March 20, 2020 Climbing Kilimanjaro Mountain for Charity

( 6 days, Marangu route)

White Snow Travel Ltd + CVS-Tanzania 8:30am
007 March 21st, 2020 Resting and Shopping  Day in Moshi/Arusha town WST Ltd + CVS-Tanzania Free Day
008 March 22nd , 2020 Departure date to Kilimanjaro airport  (KIA) OR Julius Nyerere  International Air port  (Dar) WST Ltd + CVS-Tanzania N/A


Kilimanjaro – the highest mountain in Africa – is waiting for you!

Standing at 5,895m (19,341 ft) tall, Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa and the fourth highest of the world’s seven summits is a personal challenge for approximately 35,000-50,000 people every year.

If you sign up to venture to reach the summit of this UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2020, you’ll be rewarded with a landscape like no other. With its snowcapped peak and glaciers, standing on the roof of Africa is a once in a life time experience that is guaranteed to give you a photo opportunity like no other.

Top tips on how to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for charity

Make no mistake; reaching the iconic sign of Uhuru Peak (the highest peak on Kilimanjaro) is a grueling and physically demanding challenge that will test all who attempt it. However, with the right approach, you can succeed.


Top tips for climbing Kilimanjaro

What’s the best time to climb Kilimanjaro?
The best time to climb Kilimanjaro is between January-March and June-October. While you’re more likely to encounter snow between January-March, June-October normally means your summit is slightly milder.

How long does it take to climb Kilimanjaro?
Climbing Kilimanjaro takes between five-nine days. Compassion’s Kilimanjaro trek is six days long.

What’s the currency in Tanzania?
The Tanzanian Shilling is the official currency of Tanzania Shilling is the official currency of Tanzania

What equipment do I need to climb Kilimanjaro?
You’ll experience a wide range of temperatures so we recommend having thin clothing layers available including thermal underwear, fleece, jacket, waterproofs and headwear.

Do I need vaccinations to climb Kilimanjaro?
All climbers should make an appointment with their local health centre to check they have been suitably vaccinated for travel to Tanzania. You’ll need a Yellow Fever certificate to gain entry into Tanzania

How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro?
Costs vary per organization. To climb Kilimanjaro with CVS-Tanzania costs $ 2,728 which can be paid in two times, 10% of total cost before arrival in Tanzania

How to train for your Kilimanjaro trek
Training for Kilimanjaro can seem like a daunting prospect, but CVS-Tanzania and White Snow Travels Ltd team will be on hand to offer you tip and advice.


NOTE: NOW IS OPEN TO APPLY…. Deadline of applying: February 10, 2020

Please Contact us via email:

Attn: Executive Director, Simon A. Mashauri

Community Volunteer Services Tanzania (CVS-Tanzania)
P.O,Box 303, Tanga, Tanzania, East Africa
Plot No,341, Kitalu ‘B’ Kange Zigi, Maweni Ward
Tel/Fax +255272645450
Mobile: +255716462880 / +255744837996
Whatsapp: +255743462880


White Snow Travel ltd, Managing Director, Mr Emilias Sylvester / Email:

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