Virgin Atlantic staff climb Mount Kenya to raise money

Sixty Virgin Atlantic staff have climbed Mount Kenya, raising over £35,000 to support the airline’s adopted Kenyan village.

Steve Ridgway, chief executive for Virgin Atlantic, said: “I am very proud to see that so many staff took part in this gruelling challenge.

The fact that so many of them completed the climb really shows the true determination and tenacity of all the staff involved. It means that now we are able to use the proceeds of their efforts to make a real difference to our Kenyan village.”

Over the next three years, Virgin Atlantic employees will take part in fundraising efforts to support three villages in Kenya, China and India, through a partnership with Free The Children.

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