Kenyan woman could become the 1st black African woman to scale Mt. Everest | theGrio

Helen Kinuthia will attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest with a charity climbing expedition in 2014. Kinuthia who is from Kenya was selected from a pool of 150 climbers after she successfully completed an audition climb on Mt. Kenya, Africa’s second-tallest mountain. The climbers will attempt to scale Everest as part of Expedition Everest a charity that organized the climb to raise  $500,000 for the Flying Kites Leadership Academy in Njambini, Kenya.

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One response to “Kenyan woman could become the 1st black African woman to scale Mt. Everest | theGrio”

  1. mary burrell says :

    This is epic. I wonder will they give her credit in the history books?

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