Olympian Cheryl Bernard and a group of Canadian personalities are primed to deliver their peak performance as they make their final preparations to climb Africa’s highest mountain.World Vision’s 8-day #Kili4Kids expedition to help girls in crisis departs on June 12, World Day to End Child Labour. Preparations for the climb has been intense, requiring extensive training from all participants in order to conquer Mt. Kilimanjaro and help vulnerable children one step at a time.
The funds raised for the #KiliClimb4Kids expedition will support World Vision’s work to help girls and women experiencing slave-like labour, early child marriage, sexual exploitation and violence. Prior to the climb, the team will also be visiting communities in Tanzania to see how World Vision is empowering young girls who are forced into dirty, dangerous and degrading work.