Local father-and-son team to take on Mount Kilimanjaro

2015-09-09 09:15
Lumen and Jahaan Govender will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro this month in a fundraising drive for the Pietermaritzburg Children’s Home.

Lumen and Jahaan Govender will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro this month in a fundraising drive for the Pietermaritzburg Children’s Home. (Supplied)

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LOCAL architect Lumen Govender and his son Jahaan are taking fundraising to greater heights by climbing Africa’s highest mountain — Mount Kilimanjaro — this month.

Govender, owner of Architechno in Bulwer Street, and his son have promised that all funds pledged in support of their climb will be donated to the Pietermaritzburg Children’s Home.

Govender said they were looking forward to the father-and-son journey, which they were funding themselves, “but also would like to draw attention to a worthy cause”.

Reaching the summit is expected to take them seven days.

PR practitioner Christopher Mahadeo said the Pietermaritzburg Children’s Home would handle all donations made in support of the avid mountaineers and urged the public to help the homes.

You can pledge your donation by contacting Christopher at 033 387 4004 or e-mailing pr@pch.org.za

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