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In the spring of 2018, Founder of PDAid Foundation Dennis Lundø Nielsen climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for the third time. During the climb, a lot of incredible photos were taken and they have now come together in this new film about the Foundation and one of its key activities: the annual climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro, arranged by the Kilimanjaro Initiative. The goal of the climb is to encourage young people to have self-belief and to provide opportunities such as the PDAid Foundation support and mentor program. This program enables the young people to take on a

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This summer, the young Kenyan woman, Sharon Wambui has entered the support program of PDAid Foundation. Through scholarships and mentorships, the PDAid Foundation will support the new mentee in becoming a positive agent of change within the local community.

The overall goal of PDAid Foundation is to assist young individuals from developing countries with their personal professional aspirations and to provide them with skills that they can use to positively affect their local communities. This summer, Phoenix Design Aid funded the enrollment of a new mentee into the

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With the support of the Kilimanjaro Initiative and sponsorships in place, the PDAid Foundation plans to enroll four new mentees in the PDAid Foundation support program by 2017.

With the support of the Kilimanjaro Initiative and sponsorships in place, the PDAid Foundation plans to enroll four new mentees in the PDAid Foundation support program by 2017.

It has been two years since Dennis Nielsen and wife Pia Nielsen joined the Kilimanjaro Initiative (KI) for their first hike up Mount Kilimanjaro. The 2014 climb was a life-changing event, resulting in the establishment of

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This fall, two Kenyan youth from dis-advantaged communities enter the support program of newly established PDAid Foundation. Through scholarships and mentorships, the PDAid Foundation will support Bentamegan Pritie and John Senteu to become positive agents of change within corporate and societal management. The overall goal is to assist young individuals from developing countries with their personal professional aspirations and to provide them with skills that they can use to positively affect their local communities.

In September 2015, Bentamegan who grew up in

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The PDAid Foundation was successfully launched during the ‘Fight for your Neighbour’ event held at the Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi, 27 February 2015.

Attending the event, and equally supporting the foundation, were highly profiled people - among these: Mr. Geert Andersen, the Danish Ambassador to Kenya, Mr. Robert F. Godec, the U.S. Ambassador to Kenya, a representative of UK High Commission, Hon. Dr. Hassan Wario Arero, Kenya Sports Cabinet Secretary and Dr. Auma Obama, Director of the Sauti Kuu Foundation.

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After years of collaborating with universities and international programs supporting efforts of sustainable leadership, the Danish SME, Phoenix Design Aid A/S (PDA) now expands its CSR mindset to a global level. This February, PDA will launch the 'PDA Foundation A/S' - a structured, global, talent, support program, based on sponsorship and mentoring with a focus to develop burgeoning, young talent in developing communities.

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Phoenix Design Aid's managing director, Dennis Nielsen, climbed to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro earlier this year, thereby placing social responsibility at the absolute centre of the company's attention.

The initiative

"With better understanding, endurance and cooperation it is possible to reach new peaks." Having this slogan in mind, the Kilimanjaro Initiative carefully selected and united 10 youths and 14 representatives from the private and public sectors under the same goal: To successfully climb Mount Kilimanjaro as part of an attempt to raise funds for

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In 2014 Phoenix Design Aid is actively supporting the Kilimanjaro Initiative – a commendable project that brings together youth and community stakeholders from around the world to raise awareness of youth-based development issues in the urban areas of East Africa.

In February this year the Kilimanjaro Initiative carefully selected and united 10 youths and 14 representatives from the private and public sectors under the same goal: to successfully climb Mount Kilimanjaro as part of an attempt to raise funds for community projects in Kenya and Tanzania. Following a

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