KPAP, Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project
By choosing Kilimanjaro Hiking Tours, you can be assured that the porters are treated fairly. Our operational team co-operate voluntarily with KPAP’s monitoring activities and allow KPAP to evaluate the fair treatment of all the porters on our Kilimanjaro hikes.
The Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP) is a Tanzanian non-for-profit organization founded in 2003. KPAP is an initiative of the International Mountain Explorers Connection (IMEC), a US 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
KPAP also helps to improve the working conditions of porters by:
Please consider supporting KPAP by making a financial contribution to enable them to continue with their Partner for Responsible Travel Program and free services for porters. To make a donation, please visit https://kiliporters.org/support-our-work-donate/
As a KPAP Partner company every hike is externally monitored by KPAP for the fair treatment standards of the porters.
KPAP partner company criteria:
KPAP minimum fair treatment standards: