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Andrew Patterson takes on his 100th climb for Charity.

Andrew Patterson (38), affectionately known as “Mountain Drew”, an avid hiker and entrepreneur, originally from Johannesburg started 2018 with a mission to climb Table Mountain 365 times with his 365 Ubuntu Climbs initiative. The project, set up on donations-based crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy aims to raise an inspiring R1 million rand in aid of 3 remarkable […]

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Everest Hike to raise R2million for Burn Survivors – Avela Foundation

It is estimated that 3.2% of the South African population annually sustain serious burn injuries and an astonishing 68% percent of South African children younger than 14 have experienced scalding burns in their short lifetime. The Avela Foundation, founded in 2015, is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping these kids on their road […]

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Climbing Table Mountain 365 days to empower the masses.

Andrew Patterson (38) an avid hiker and entrepreneur, originally from Johannesburg has put together an innovative crowdfunding campaign in hopes to transform 1 million lives in 365 days.   With his 365 Ubuntu Climbs initiative, Andrew has pledged to hike up Table Mountain everyday in 2018 to raise R1 million on donations-based crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy. The funds […]

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