Meet The Ghanaian Woman Who Climbed Kilimanjaro for The Safety of African Children
Awo Aidam Amenya is the Ghanaian woman whose name we won’t be forgetting anytime soon and here’s why;
A child online activist and the Executive Director of the Child Online Africa, Mrs Amenya has entered the history books as the first Ghanaian woman to summit Africa’s highest mountain, Mt. Kilimajaro in efforts to raise awareness for online safety issues for African children.
Standing at 19,341 feet and 5,895 meters above sea level, Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa.
In a statement before embarking on the 5-day journey to the top, the mother of two said the rationale behind the project, “Kili4theAfricanChild” was a mission to “make a case for online safety for the African child”.
It also hopes to raise “awareness on the need to protect the vulnerable and give people especially children the confidence to use the internet without fear.” she added.
On Sunday, the activist made her final touch on the Mountain’s top which is located in Tanzania. The Kilimanjaro range is also a Volcanic mountain namely;“Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira” which makes it one of the Volcanic Seven Summits.
Celebrating the remarkable feat on social media, she expressed her hopes that it helps to also raise funds for more advocacy works.
Congratulations Awo!! The African child is proud of you.
A Ghanaian woman who was on a mission to climb Kilimanjaro to raise awareness about online safety finally made it. Awo Aidam Amenyah on Sunday reached the top of the tallest mountain in Africa located in Tanzania. She embarked on this journey to advocate and push for the protection of children online. Amenyah is also the executive director of …
nline Africa, Awo Aidam Amenyah, has called on Africans to do the needful to ensure the digital rights of children and young people are protected. She made this appeal as part of the Child Online Africa’s #Hike4TheChildOnline project which seeks to raise funds to support the organisation’s programmes in the area of online safety, literacy …
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