A SOCIAL worker from Cheadle has been inspired to climb Africa's highest mountain after hearing a radio appeal for a children's hospice.
Kirstie Hancock, aged 25, will climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for an expansion of services at the Donna Louise Trust.
Her intrepid adventure will follow two weeks of volunteering at a school in Zanzibar.
The Donna Louise Trust is planning to extend its service provision, offering support to children beyond the age of 19, which is currently when they are no longer able to access services at the hospice.
Kirstie said: “I was so inspired by the plans for the Donna Louise that I just knew I had to do something.
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