Mary Handen

Handen’s team have adventure to a new level

They have been on the roll since and increasing their group as well.

The climb last year was to raise funds and awareness on Leukaemia in PNG. Proceeds were forwarded to the Cecilia Ali Leukaemia Foundation (CALF).

Since then, team leader Mary Handen says the group has had a weekend trip to Tufi in December.

Also in their plan are trekking Kokoda in August, Seeing Benua in September and attending the Kenu Festival in Alotau in November.

12 women to raise awareness by climbing Mt Wilhelm

Leukaemia is a cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow where blood cells are made.

The 12, who are actually members of a mentorship group called Winged Mentorship and Empowerment Agency (MEA), will climb to raise funds, to support PNG’s Cecilia Ali Leukaemia Foundation (CALF).

Led by Mary Handen, the group will leave Port Moresby on August 26, spend a day at the base camp and climb on Saturday, August 28.