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Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is a "bucket list" adventure that will also raise money to bring quality medical care to Malawi.  You also have the opportunity to visit the "Warm Heart of Africa" and serve at the Pothawira project.  It will be an experience of a lifetime! 

                                                   2023 Mt. Kilimanjaro: Hike4healthcare

Travel: Tentative Schedule for The Shira Route (6 days climb)

  • Leave United States on: July 5

  • Arrive in Tanzania on: July 7th 

  • Acclimation onJuly 8th-9th (safari optional) 

  • Climb: July 10th - July 14th (Summit Day -July 14th and descent part one)

  • End of Climb: July 15th (arrive at final camp-Moshi with a little celebration and rest)

  • Leave Mt. Kilimanjaro to the United States on: July 16th


  • Leave Mt. Kilimanjaro to Malawi on: July 16th  (Malawi visit will depend on your schedule)

Total for Shira Route- Mt. Kilimanjaro without safari is:  $1,835

Flights approx: $2,100 ($1,800-2,000)

Misc expenses: $875 lodging in Malawi not included (see Hike4Healthcare Packet)

Total approx:​ $ 4,810

Total for Shira Route- Mt. Kilimanjaro with safari is: $ 2,935

Flights approx. : $2,100 ($1,800-2,000)

Misc expenses: $875  (see Hilke4healthcare Packet)

Total approx: $5,910







approx: $1,000-$1,500

Malawi is optional :Malawi Service Projects are medical and non-medical

We will discuss Malawi lodging options and other travels costs such as passport, immunizations, gratuities, etc.

All medical personnel need to fill out a Medical Council Application Form (Medical Council Application)


Each individual will be required to raise a minimum of $5,000 in addition to the trip cost.  Families will be required to raise a minimum of $7,500. You will be provided with a fundraising portal to create a personal fundraising page to make it easier for you to ask for donations via email, text or social media.

Medical Personnel info

Here is what is needed for the registration:

​​​​​1. The medical practitioners will have to fill out the "Medical Council Application" form. The nurses/midwives fill out the nursing registration form and the transcript form. Other documents needed to be sent with the filled-out application forms are: 

2. Copies of your training/medical certification,

3. Copy of diploma certificate(s), 

4. Certificate of good standing (letter from your employee stating when you started working with them and what you do at work - similar to recommendation letter), 

5. Current evidence of nursing/medical registration, 

6. Updated resume, 

7. Other nursing/medical training certificates you have, 

8. 2 passport photo sizes

9. $250 fee each for those coming to do a medical camp (has to be 5 or more). 

See Hike4healthcare Packet for more info:

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