Fay Khaleghi from Amersfoort, in The Netherlands set out on Friday 5th October to climb the tallest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. Despite being only twelve years old, Fay took on this challenge, in her own words, “to raise funds for orphan girls in the south region of Mombasa, so that they can have a better future.”
This week Iridium was the proud recipient of the ITU Humanitarian Award for its work with the ITU-Development Sector on Emergency Communications.
The Greenheart organization is working to develop the world’s first sail-solar ship that is specially designed for use by communities in developing countries.
As we draw closer to the end of 2012, it’s hard not to reflect on the busy past few months we’ve had, particularly on the maritime front.
On December 6, polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes and a team of expedition members will set out from London to begin a six month journey across the Antarctic to the Ross Sea.