In this piece for the Denver Post, long-term supporter and 2019 Art & Soul honoree Curt Harris writes about Evergreen Rotary’s role in helping AfricAid get its start years ago.
“Some might think climbing Kilimanjaro five times a little strange, and they might be right! But the last two times, in 2016 and 2018, I led teams that did something truly special. On each of these climbs, we were joined by some young Tanzanian women who were graduates of the Kisa Project, a program sponsored by AfricAid. One of the girls on our 2018 climb was named Ellie. Over dinner one evening, she shared that when she was young, her dream was simply to go to school.”