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Macon Leads Climb of Mount Kilimanjaro to Help End Polio NowBy ZaraTours Inc.
Tanzania, Africa- Members and climbers from around the world will climb Mount Kilimanjaro with skilled guide Macon Dunnagan in June and August to raise funds for End Polio Now.
Tanzanian Honorary Tourism Ambassador Macon has climbed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro 36 times and holds the record of 4 climbs in 28 days. He has often helped organizations and clubs like Rotary’s End Polio Now and Ovarian Cancer Canada plan Kilimanjaro fundraising climbs, lending his expertise to help climbers make a difference.
June 22-27 and August 2-7 of 2015, Macon will be returning to climb Kilimanjaro for the 37th and 38th time. The two groups will travel 54 miles to the top over a period of 6 days, and will raise money for the fight against polio around the world.
Climbers and Rotarians around the world are challenged to take this opportunity for a once in a lifetime experience while helping to eradicate a globally devastating disease. Funds raised will be given to the World Health Organization for polio immunization, surveillance, and research.
When he’s not scaling mountains to save lives, Macon is a safari guide for the Serengeti Ngorongoro Crater and presents at travel shows about climbing Kilimanjaro and going on safari. He has acted as guide for many of Zara Tours successful Kilimanjaro climbs.
About ZARA TOURS
ZARA TOURS, founded in 1987, is currently the No. 1 Kilimanjaro outfitter in Tanzania and one of the largest safari operators in the country. Proud to be known as one of the best operators in the region with a reputation for providing an exceptional, unforgettable and safe experience, ZARA TOURS owns and operates two hotels and four tentedcamps, has 88 safari and climbing expert guides who speak English, German and Spanish, and a fleet of fully-equipped vehicles that take tourists on safari adventures or treks up Mt. Kilimanjaro. ZARA TOURS also runs ZARA Charity, which plays a vital role in the local community by supporting vulnerable groups such as orphans, maasai women group, and more.