The family of L'Arche Kenya is proud to present one of her members Musa Kirokote, whose name has been written in the books of History as the first person with Intellectual and physical disability to have climbed Mt. Kenya by wheelchair. On 4th Sept 2019, on his first attempt to go up Mt. Kenya, Musa reached Mackinder's camp 4,300 metres above sea level in the company of 28 other members of L'Arche Kenya. Together with Musa, we also celebrate the 25 members of L'Arche Kenya who made it to Austrian Hut 4790 metres and 20 to point Lenana, the 3rd highest peak of Mt. Kenya. We thank the teams from Mt. Kenya porters and guides club, the Mt. Kenya KWS Rangers and Rescue team for accompanying us in the 3 day climb and all our friends for the support you accorded us in this endeavour.
The "Stretching our limits" event is aimed at enhancing the sustainability of L'Arche Kenya in order to increase our reach and impact within the local and naonal community. In line with this, the event is being carried out to raise funds to iniate income generang acvies of a laundry, bakery, a green house and a chicken project.
Specific ojbectives of the Event are to:
- Raise awareness of and dispel sgma associated with persons with disabilies
- Raise KSH 7,262,363.00 to fund income generang acvies (laundry house, bakery, farming and poultry projects) to ensure L'Arche's self-sustenance
- Encourage inclusive and producve partnerships between society and persons with disability
You can find all the details in these documents: