Month: April 2019

Colorado Collects Hiking Gear For The Women Porters of Mt Kiliamanjaro

Africa in The Rockies would like to thank everyone who dreamed of outfitting 12 African women head-to-toe in appropriate outdoor gear to climb a mountain.  The project was inspired by our local friend Patty; when she climbed Kilimanjaro several years ago, she spoke with her porter about the lack of women working in the adventure …

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The Reality of Being Disabled in Africa – And How You Can Help

Having a disability is hard anywhere in the world. But it is especially hard in Africa. “Fewer than 5% of adults living with disabilities across Africa are able to read or write. People living with disabilities deserve, need and want the chance to fully participate in and contribute to their community, and education is an …

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2018 Denver Film Festival, 5 African Films

Don’t miss these fantastic African films showing at the 2108 Denver Film Festival! INTO THE OKAVANGO / dir. Neil Gelinas / USA/Angola/Botswana/Namibia/South AfricaThis gorgeous National Geographic documentary follows a scientific expedition in search of the source of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. During the four-month journey, the team encounters marauding hippos, peat bogs, minefields, and devastating bushfires …

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