Nidhi's Kilimanjaro ChallengeNidhi Marchareddi
2023 is a special year for me as I will be turning 25 this year! It made me think about what I want to achieve this year and how I can live fully in the year ahead. It has been a dream of mine to travel to Africa and support local communities. This opportunity came at a perfect time as it combines my aspirations to test myself physically and mentally by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, and then to give back to the community by visiting VSOs projects focused on youth employment and entrepreneurship in the green economy. The funds raised will make a huge impact to VSOs projects in Kenya that will focus on a group of 200 marginalised and vulnerable youth from poor households. These young people will benefit from interventions such as skills training in entrepreneurship, life skills, career guidance, & financial literacy. They will also receive technical assistance and training related to the green job sectors (clean energy, agroecology, and recycling and waste management), and will be linked to green job opportunities through career fairs and exhibitions. Help support my dreams!