Trek-4-Mandela

Trek4Mandela is an annual expedition to summit Africa’s highest peak on Mandela Day, 18 July to honour Nelson Mandela’s living legacy that not only inspires Africans but across the globe.  The expedition was established by innovative social entrepreneur and humanitarian, Richard Mabaso and is led by renowned South African adventurer and motivational speaker, Sibusiso Vilane – the first black African to conquer the three Poles challenge: South Pole, North Pole and Mount Everest.

Trek4Mandela brings together inspired individuals from corporate and public backgrounds to assist in raising funds and creating awareness for the Caring4Girls programme. Research  has revealed that girls from poor backgrounds could miss up to 50 days of school each year due to menstrual related challenges. According to UNICEF girls’ education and empowerment literally  saves millions of lives. More educated women tend to be healthier, work and earn more income, have fewer children, and provide better health care and education to their children.

The Trek4Mandela 2021 Expedition 

Our Trek4Mandela team successfully summited Mount. Kilimanjaro on 18 July 2021, as an inspirational climb and to continue support the fight against period poverty, which has become more paramount due to the global pandemic – PANDEMICS DON’T STOP PERIODS!

The Expedition was led by former South African Public Protector and Humanitarian, Professor Thuli Madonsela and Mr Sibusiso Vilane, the Trek4Mandela Expedition Leader

Trek4Mandela Open Day Series

Given the support and interest that we have received over the years, we are very excited to announce that we have launched our first of its kind Trek4Mandela Open Day Series. There has been significant demand from esteemed individuals who wish summit Kilimanjaro and join the notable cause of empowering the girl child. The Open Day Series will be taking place as follows.

  •  26 – 28 March 2021:  #HumanRightsEdition which not only honours Human Rights Day but also that we summit Kilimanjaro to bring dignity to the girl child. This will officially mark the beginning of the Open Day Series.
  •  28 – 30 May 2021:  #AfricaMonthClimb
  •  03 – 05 September 2021:  #Hello Spring Edition.

Upcoming:  

  • 10 – 12 September 2021:  #HelloSpringEdition.
  • October/November Open Day: To Be Confirmed.

To join, contact: sina@imbumbafoundation.org

Trek4Mandela 2022 Expeditions
We will be celebrating our 10th year anniversary next year and to honour this milestone, we will be doing a ‘Relay of Expeditions’ as follows:

  • CEO Challenge: Africa Day 25 May 2022

This is going to be an inspirational climb done by Mr Sibusiso Vilane and Mr Richard Mabaso to honour those who risked their lives during the global pandemic and that we can overcome adversity during the 365 days of lockdown. Thus, they will attempt to summit Mount. Kilimanjaro in 36,5 hours. This will also set a new record for the Trek4Mandela initiative.

  • Youth Climb: Youth Day 16 June 2022

This summit will involve a group of young people to climb Kilimanjaro in honour of Tata’s Madiba’s vision to build on today’s youth as they are the foundation on which the future is built.

  • Mandela Day: 10th Anniversary 18 July 2022

This summit will be to celebrate 10 years of the Trek4Mandela Expedition since the first summit in 2012 by Mr Richard Mabaso and Mr Sibusiso Vilane.

  • Super Women Summit: Women’s Day 09 August 2022

This summit will be an all-female climb with strong and powerful women, from all walks of life to climb the highest peak in Africa and honour those who fought for the liberation of women before them.

To join, contact: sina@imbumbafoundation.org

Stay tuned and check out our social media handles for more!

Our goal is to provide monthly menstrual support and effective hygiene and health education, to ensure the development and growth of thousands of young South African and African women. Our ultimate goal is to reach two million girls by 2020. Individuals can support the climbers by sending an SMS with the name “GIRLCHILD” to 42513 to make a pledge of R30.

Trek-4-Mandela

Trek4Mandela is an annual expedition to summit Africa’s highest peak on Mandela Day, 18 July to honour Nelson Mandela’s living legacy that not only inspires Africans but across the globe.  The expedition was established by innovative social entrepreneur and humanitarian, Richard Mabaso and is led by renowned South African adventurer and motivational speaker, Sibusiso Vilane – the first black African to conquer the three Poles challenge: South Pole, North Pole and Mount Everest.

Trek4Mandela brings together inspired individuals from corporate and public backgrounds to assist in raising funds and creating awareness for the Caring4Girls programme. Research  has revealed that girls from poor backgrounds could miss up to 50 days of school each year due to menstrual related challenges. According to UNICEF girls’ education and empowerment literally  saves millions of lives. More educated women tend to be healthier, work and earn more income, have fewer children, and provide better health care and education to their children.

The Trek4Mandela 2021 Expedition 

Our Trek4Mandela team successfully summited Mount. Kilimanjaro on 18 July 2021, as an inspirational climb and to continue support the fight against period poverty, which has become more paramount due to the global pandemic – PANDEMICS DON’T STOP PERIODS!

The Expedition was led by former South African Public Protector and Humanitarian, Professor Thuli Madonsela and Mr Sibusiso Vilane, the Trek4Mandela Expedition Leader

Trek4Mandela Open Day Series

Given the support and interest that we have received over the years, we are very excited to announce that we have launched our first of its kind Trek4Mandela Open Day Series. There has been significant demand from esteemed individuals who wish summit Kilimanjaro and join the notable cause of empowering the girl child. The Open Day Series will be taking place as follows.

  •  26 – 28 March 2021:  #HumanRightsEdition which not only honours Human Rights Day but also that we summit Kilimanjaro to bring dignity to the girl child. This will officially mark the beginning of the Open Day Series.
  •  28 – 30 May 2021:  #AfricaMonthClimb
  •  03 – 05 September 2021:  #Hello Spring Edition.

Upcoming:  

  • 10 – 12 September 2021:  #HelloSpringEdition.
  • October/November Open Day: To Be Confirmed.

To join, contact: sina@imbumbafoundation.org

Trek4Mandela 2022 Expeditions
We will be celebrating our 10th year anniversary next year and to honour this milestone, we will be doing a ‘Relay of Expeditions’ as follows:

  • CEO Challenge: Africa Day 25 May 2022

This is going to be an inspirational climb done by Mr Sibusiso Vilane and Mr Richard Mabaso to honour those who risked their lives during the global pandemic and that we can overcome adversity during the 365 days of lockdown. Thus, they will attempt to summit Mount. Kilimanjaro in 36,5 hours. This will also set a new record for the Trek4Mandela initiative.

  • Youth Climb: Youth Day 16 June 2022

This summit will involve a group of young people to climb Kilimanjaro in honour of Tata’s Madiba’s vision to build on today’s youth as they are the foundation on which the future is built.

  • Mandela Day: 10th Anniversary 18 July 2022

This summit will be to celebrate 10 years of the Trek4Mandela Expedition since the first summit in 2012 by Mr Richard Mabaso and Mr Sibusiso Vilane.

  • Super Women Summit: Women’s Day 09 August 2022

This summit will be an all-female climb with strong and powerful women, from all walks of life to climb the highest peak in Africa and honour those who fought for the liberation of women before them.

To join, contact: sina@imbumbafoundation.org

Stay tuned and check out our social media handles for more!

Our goal is to provide monthly menstrual support and effective hygiene and health education, to ensure the development and growth of thousands of young South African and African women. Our ultimate goal is to reach two million girls by 2020. Individuals can support the climbers by sending an SMS with the name “GIRLCHILD” to 42513 to make a pledge of R30.