Please note that you are using a browser that is no longer supported. Please consider viewing this website on another browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Skip to main content
Call us: +44 (0) 1453 844400Email us: info@mountainkingdoms.com

Worldwide Small Group and Tailor Made Adventure Travel

Our grading system explained

    Gentle
    Gentle / Moderate
    Moderate
    Moderate / Vigorous
    Vigorous
    Vigorous / Strenuous
    Strenuous
    Expedition Grade

Worthy cause - Simien Mountains Mobile Medical Service-UK

Worthy cause - Simien Mountains Mobile Medical Service-UK

For the past seven years, Wendy Lovatt and her husband, Brian, have been running a medical project in Ethiopia called the Simien Mountains Mobile Medical Service (SMMMS). They started the project after trekking through the Simien Mountains with Mountain Kingdoms and seeing first-hand lack of basic medical care and health services available to rural communities.

Their project includes a clinic they built in 2012, which provides 24/7 delivery services and emergency medical care, mobile medical teams that conduct health clinics and provide health education to remote communities, and emergency evacuation mule teams with special saddles. They have sponsored 4-year BSc Midwifery scholarships for 14 local students who now work for the project in local health centres. You can see everything they do on their website: http://simienmountainsmobilemedicalservice.org/.

Wendy and Brian just launched a new crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to for their clinic on CARINGCROWDSM at https://www.caringcrowd.org/provide-safe-childbirth-expectant-mothers-ethiopia.You can make a pledge and create a card for any other occasion, which will be sent in your name. Johnson and Johnson will donate matching funds up to $250.00. Mountain Kingdoms has donated £250.00 to this amazing cause to support the admirable work they do in providing healthcare and educational support to remote communities in the Simien Mountains.

They are registered as non-profit, tax exempt, public charity in the US under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, EIN 47-5150326, as well as in the United Kingdom, Number 1162302, and in Belgium, number 0838.437.019.There is a separate donation option for the UK, USA and the EU via Belgium (http://simienmountainsmobilemedicalservice.org/donate) and all donations are tax deductible.

Related News

Niki's 10K triumph

Niki's 10K triumph

Whilst the rest of us were enjoying a relaxing bank holiday, our Operations Manager, Niki Morgan, was running the Severn Bridge 10K race that crosses the old Severn Bridge between England and Wales. Not only did she complete the race but she claimed the top spot as the first female out of 500 runners. A fantastic achievement.

Read more

August enews - Japan Special

August enews - Japan Special

With the Olympics and Paralympics putting the sporting spotlight on Japan, we take a closer look at one of the world's most unique and fascinating destinations including a travel guide, trekking trails and some of its standout cultural highlights. For more insight, take a look at our latest enews here.

If you'd like to receive our new e-newsletter, sign up here.

Read more

July enews - And we're off

July enews - And we're off

With restrictions beginning to ease, travel this autumn is finally looking like a distinct possibility. We look at several holiday options in Europe and Morocco. Plus there's news of this month's photo competition and a travel survey you can complete. Take a look at our latest enews here.

If you'd like to receive our new e-newsletter, sign up here.

Read more

Back to top