Monday, April 22, 2013

Mountain climbing fundraising for environmental conservation Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro climbing fundraising is great adventure event for fundraising.

 Fundraising money to conserve mount kilimanjaro environment is important to make sure Kilimanjaro natural beauty is maintained. Mount kilimanjaro natural beauty include natural indigeneous tree species, wildlife species and volcanic rocks. Natural indigeneous tree species should be protected and maintained.Natural forest at kilimanjaro slope is life habitat for wildlife animals and birds.

Along mount kilimanjaro slopes forest there are birds, elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, zebra,giraffes, impala, black and white colobus monkeys. Natural beauty of Mount kilimanjaro is made of natural forest, wildlife, volcanic rocks and natural waterfalls. There are a lot of things to do in Mount kilimanjaro from rock climbing, volcanic tours, wildlife safari tours, walking safaris, nature trekking and climbing kilimanjaro to the summit. Mount kilimanjaro is a major tourist activity which get many visitors from across the world.

 Mount Kilimanjaro Recovery Club (MOKIREC) is a non profit, Non governmental organization established to protect and conserve mount kilimanjaro environment. MOKIREC staff volunteer to plant trees to replace natural dying trees and increase trees by planting more natural indigenous trees. Community and Villages participate in mount kilimanjaro conservation by raising tree nursery and join environmental conservation. 

Tourists climbing Kilimanjaro pass through almost every village around Mount kilimanjaro slopes. Villages and community see and help support tourists like guiding and local food. During kilimanjaro trekking, tourists follow ways natural built which lead to kilimanjaro summit. Kilimanjaro trekking ways are called Kilimanjaro routes. Kilimanjaro climbing routes are 6 and are named Machame route, Rongai, Marangu, Umbwe and Lemosho. 

RONGAI route is on northern side of Kilimanjaro and travelers pass through Rombo district. Marangu route travellers pass through Marangu mtoni town and villages. Machame route tourists pass through Machame district. Umbwe route pass through Old Moshi road.

 So tribe along kilimanjaro slope is called Chagga and local guides help tourists feel at home. Tour Operator - KILIMANJARO TRAVEL ADVENTURE SAFARIS LTD AND SMART TRAVEL AFRICAN SAFARIS LTD train local guides from chagga tribe and hence some profit goes back to local community. 

Back to the topic of fund raising, tourists can donate some money or book kilimanjaro climbing tours and so 25% profit goes to local community and buy trees to help conserve kilimanjaro nature.

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