The Wits Students’ Surgical Society was proud to launch the Kilimanjaro Challenge 2016. This launch took place on 3 May 2016 at the Marie Curie Lecture Theatre on the Wits Health Sciences Campus. Speakers included Sean Disney, Marketing Director of Adventure Dynamics International, who is the first South African to have completed the grand slam, which refers to summiting the seven summits as well as skiing to the North and South Poles; Hedley Lewis, Executive Director of the Smile Foundation and Graeme Moore, project leader of the Kilimanjaro Challenge 2014 who shared his team’s experience of the challenge.

A provisional team has been assembled and we would like to invite anyone who would still like to be a part of the project in any way (including fundraising or other supporting roles) to contact us.

This project is sure to be a great success. Keep watching this space!