A SHOREHAM Beach woman who has battled breast cancer is taking on a personal challenge to raise money for charity.
Jennie Tindall, of Feversham Close, is joining Hove charity Kiya Survivors to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
The two-week trek, from October 17 to 27, is raising money for disabled children in Tanzania.
As well as a guided Kilimanjaro trek, there will be visits to some of the projects the trek is supporting.
Jennie said: “I had breast cancer six years ago and see this climb as a personal challenge of my fitness and endurance.
“I have a disabled daughter, so am committed to raising money to help disabled children in developing countries.”
She is paying for the trip herself and has to raise £1,200 for the charity. Donations on JustGiving have reached £580, just over half the target.
“The money I raise from my climb will go directly to employing a local teacher for a small project based in Arusha, Tanzania,” explained Jennie.
She said the charity us been supporting disabled children in Peru for ten years and are now extending their support ot Tanzania. Visit www.justgiving.com/Jennie-Tindall to make a donation.