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Mt Kilimanjaro Team Visit WFP School

Mt Kilimanjaro Team Visit WFP School 1

Anna Indaya, a teacher from the Hadzabe community, is reunited with the Mt Kilimanjaro team at the WFP-supported school at which she teaches, Endamaghan.

Mt Kilimanjaro Team Visit WFP School 2

WFP Ambassador against Hunger Hlubi Mboya serves a meal to students at Endamaghan Primary School, on the occasion of the climbing team’s visit.

Mt Kilimanjaro Team Visit WFP School 3

The Nepali women join in serving WFP-provided food to students.

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The Mt Kilimanjaro climbing team meets students of Endamaghan Primary School before speaking to them about their climbing experiences.

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WFP Ambassador against Hunger Hlubi Mboya talks to the students about the climb and the importance of education.

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Nepalese team leader Shailee Basnet introduces Nimdoma Sherpa, the youngest member of the team who successfully summitted Mt Everest at the age of 17. Nimdoma was once a recipient of WFP-provided school meals and attributes where she is today to the education she received.

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Ashura Kayupayupa, law graduate from Dar es Salaam and a member of the climbing team, tells the students about her background and her struggle to receive an education.

Mt Kilimanjaro Team Visit WFP School 8

The women are invited to take part in traditional Hadzabe dancing with members of the community.

Following their successful ascent of Mt Kilimanjaro in March 2013, the team of ten women visited Endamaghan Primary School in the Arusha region. One of the team, Anna Indaya, is a teacher at this WFP-supported school. Each of the ten women has her own extraordinary story. What they all have in common is a struggle to overcome poverty in order to get an education. The climbers met the students, shared with them their experiences and helped to serve WFP-provided school meals.