Kilimanjaro Search and Rescue captures several awards


(Posted 16th December 2018)

The first and only helicopter-based search and rescue company in Africa, Kilimanjaro SAR was announced as a multiple awards winner during this year’s AFRICA BEST EMPLOYER BRAND AWARD CEREMONY held earlier this month at the Le Meridien Resort in Mauritius.

Located at the slopes of Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, the company provides full-service emergency medical evacuation for hikers on Mount Kilimanjaro but also from Mount Meru and other Tanzanian national parks. Growing hand in hand with market demand the company also offers helicopter charter service across East Africa.

The Award was hosted by Employer Branding Institute; World HRD Congress & Stars of the industry group, contributing to talent management, talent development and talent innovation.

Starting their operations on April 1st, 2018, Kilimanjaro SAR won 4 awards including • Dream Company to work for Award • Best Employer Brand Award • CEO of the Year and • Young Professional HR of the Year.

The company’s owners believe in young talents that understand and are committed to the responsibility of making Kilimanjaro the safest tourist destination in Africa.

One of their golden rules to success is a great teamwork towards a common goal and that has been described to as the secret behind the outstanding achievement attained by Kilimanjaro SAR.

Keen interest to saving lives and ensuring safety to both international and local tourists that visit Tanzania has made Kilimanjaro SAR a reality.

This first and only Search and Rescue company in Africa it runs the only High-Altitude Medicine Clinic outside America. It has been a less than a year since Kilimanjaro Sar went to operations and the awards handed to them are what happens when one invests in innovative team work.

Kilimanjaro SAR is a helicopter-based search and rescue company in Moshi, Tanzania founded in 2016 by an ex-professional mountaineer and an entrepreneur from Denmark when Ivan Braun committed to make Kilimanjaro the safest tourist destination in Africa.

The company offices are located at Aga Khan Road, NSSF Building 9th Floor in Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania also known as every man’s Everest, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world standing tall at 5.895 meters into the sky, making it not only the highest point in all of Africa but lso the world’s tallest free-standing mountain.

High Altitude Medical Clinic is a special clinic for treating high altitude related sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), a group of general symptoms that a person who climbs to higher altitude experiences due to a lower level of oxygen. In adapting to the condition, the body adjusts by increasing breathing rate to pump more oxygen, hence developing the sickness.