Awards – Quality mark – Proud Partner

KRTO’s work and its projects to support of the Mountain Crew has been recognized with several awards. Our Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project has won important Tourism Awards.

  • Silver Award – Meaningful Tourism Award, ITB Asia
  • Global Winner – World Responsible Tourism Awards, World Travel Market London
  • Gold Award – Responsible Tourism Awards Africa

Quality Mark/Proud partner

Contributing to KRTO is possible via a donation. We have a gold transparency 2024 quality mark.

For one of our Kilimanjaro Environmental Care Awareness projects we work together with Leave no trace. We are proud partner of Leave no trace

Since 2024 we have a partnership with the Africa Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA). It is a significant step forward in our journey towards creating a more equitable and sustainable future for all.  Together with ATTA, we are committed to fostering meaningful philanthropic collaborations that address critical issues such as climate and social justice. Our collaboration aims to strengthen the bond between the African Tourism Supply Chain and local, high-impact, not-for-profit projects and organizations. 

We are also a TATO (Tanzania Tour Operators Organization) Affiliate Member.

Our organizations and projects through our partnership for responsible travel is dedicated to improving the working conditions and lives of porters on Africa’s highest peak. We believe that together, we can make a significant difference in the lives of those who contribute so much to the tourism industry and the preservation of this magnificent mountain. Let’s climb this mountain of change together!