Women who Hike - Kenya is a community that brings together Women and Men who Hike, from all Walks of Life, Backgrounds, Geographies and Skill Levels. Our initiative is to Empower Women through Hiking.
We have all experienced that one time in life where we find ourselves depressed, stressed out or just simply all spent. It could be work related, the loss of a loved one, or a health issue. Maybe you are at a point where you lack self-confidence or simply feel defeated and lost for the moment. .
With all that is going on in our lives today, the only safe place to turn would be to Nature. Hiking is an exceptional way to bring together Women [and men] to let off some steam and be themselves – alone or as a group of fellow hikers.
There is just something about the act of hiking and being outdoors that opens the heart and lifts the soul. At Women who Hike - Kenya, we have created a community that empowers, unites and inspires women like you to reach great heights through Hiking not just on the mountains but in your lives as well. We provide a platform for you to share your experiences of Hiking and the feeling of empowerment you get when you conquer a mountain.
Trust us, there is no better feeling in the world than that of reaching the top of the mountain and looking down on the spectacular views below, and coming to the realization that through hiking, we have discovered ourselves and grown through resilience. By sharing our stories and your testimonies, we hope to Inspire more women (and men) to get outside. To bring out the beauty of the outdoors and to ENCOURAGE the independence in you. To EMPOWER you through nature, because in nature, you can be whoever you want to be.
Alia Datoo is an outdoor junkie and a champion for women empowerment. As a Co-Founder of a Hiking Club in Kenya, she would like to take the teachings of the mountains back to the community and inspire more women to turn to Nature and explore the great outdoors.
Alya Al-Harazi (38 years old) of Mombasa, Kenya, is the first Yemeni-Kenyan woman known to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. As a mother of two girls, Alya wants them to grow up knowing that with hard work, dedication and faith, they can achieve whatever they want.
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