To the Top!

15 Year-Old, Justin Traub, Makes His Ascent


It’s hard to imagine that at fifteen, I have not only climbed Africa’s highest mountain, but also have helped to raise thousands of dollars for the Water School!

Before the climb, we visited schools where Water School is at work and saw what the program really does for the students and their families. It was a breathtaking experience to see all of the little kids happy and without stomachaches.

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro was probably the greatest feat I have ever accomplished. The climb was really tough. I had never needed to tell myself so often, “Hey, you can do this, Justin!”

I am eternally grateful for all my fellow climbers! Without their support, I don’t think I would have been able to reach the top of that giant, yet beautiful rock.

Justin Traub, Climber


1 Comment

  1. Justin was a super trooper! He was a breath of fresh (young) air yet very mature and handled the climb like a pro. We are all proud of the accomplishment, but it really is a feat for Justin to have summited at a young age! Congratulations to Justin & all of my fellow climbers =)

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