Student from Chiswick raises money for clean water charity by climbing Mt Kilimanjaro

Image above: Mt Kilimanjaro

Sarah Delabriere, a student at the London School of Economics who grew up in Chiswick, is raising money for the clean water charity Dig Deep by climbing Mt Kilimanjaro. Where Dig Deep work in Kenya, eight out of every ten people lack access to clean water, safe toilets and good hygiene.

Sarah’s fundraising target is  £2,700, half of which goes towards covering her expedition costs, the other half goes to the provision of clean water, sanitation and good hygiene. She is taking on the challenge with three friends this summer.

“Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the most impressive sights in Africa and climbing it is one of the all-time great achievements” she says. “It is the largest freestanding mountain in the world and the trek encompasses terrains from jungle to glacier. Reaching the summit and watching the sun rise over the vast African plains truly is the experience of a lifetime.”

Dig Deep’s purpose is to collaborate with the Kenyan government, local businesses and communities, to transform the provision of clean water, sanitation and good hygiene in Bomet County – one of the most challenging and least resourced areas in the country.

Most residents live in rural communities and spend hours every day walking to collect dirty water or find a safe place to relieve themselves.

To support Sarah’s fundraising, use the QR code above or go to her Dig Deep fundraising page here.

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