Friday, 1 February 2008

Standing on the roof of Africa


Chichester based dental charity Bridge2Aid, which works in Mwanza, Tanzania, took 38 brave individuals to Africa recently to scale the heights of the famous 5,895 metre high Mount Kilimanjaro.

The 38 climbers, ranging in age from 18-65, have raised over £40,000 for the charity, which is vital to support their ongoing dental and social care programmes. Fundraising events organised by participants ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous. 'People stretched their imaginations to the limit on our behalf – they organised curry nights, murder mystery parties and even went to work in fancy dress!' said Operations Director Mark Topley. 'We have been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm and achievement of those taking part.'

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