The Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP) is registered as a Tanzanian NGO (non-governmental organization) since January 2003.
KPAP is an initiative of the International Mountain Explorers Connection, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based out of Boulder, Colorado in the United States.
Our Mission is to improve the working conditions of the porters on Kilimanjaro.
Equip porters with appropriate mountain climbing gear.
Offer educational opportunities to motivate and empower porters.
Raise public awareness regarding proper working conditions and treatment of porters on Kili.
Provide clients with the fundamental information necessary to choose a socially responsible climbing company.
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