Services to porters
1 month's office rent
This gift will provide for 1 month's rent for the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project's (KPAP) office. Through KPAP's office porters can obtain clothing to climb the mountain and free educational classes. The KPAP office also serves as an informational center for climbers regarding the proper treatment of porters.
1 week English classes
This gift will provide a teacher's salary for 1 week of English classes in the village areas surrounding Mount Kilimanjaro. Classes are 2 hours long for a size of 20 porters who receive this language instruction for free.
1 class for 20 porters
This gift will provide (1) two hour class of HIV/AIDS Awareness instruction to 20 porters in the village areas surrounding Mount Kilimanjaro.
1 wk First Aid Course
This gift will provide for the two Porter Instructors' salaries for a 1 week certification course in First Aid in which a class size of 15 porters, living in the village areas surrounding Kilimanjaro, can be certified in First Aid.
1 month clothing care
This gift will provide for 1 months maintenance of the Clothing Lending Program for the porters. Our clothing stock includes waterproof ski jackets, rain jackets and pants, fleece pullovers, hats, gloves, scarves, socks, and boots. We are currently providing gear for 300 porters per month.