Friday, 03 December 2021 06:35 GMT

Morocco's Samia Haimoura Climbs Africa's Highest Mountain


(MENAFN- Morocco World News) Rabat- At the age of 23, successfully set the Moroccan flag at the top of , the highest summit in Africa, becoming the youngest Moroccan to do so.

The young mountaineer is a fresh graduate from Al Akhawayn University, which made her 7-day journey possible along with her team of porters, cooks, and guides.

'This experience taught me to be grateful for the simplest things,' she said.

'It started with a lot of excitement and it ended with a great sense of accomplishment and self-satisfaction. However, the most important steps, the ones we rarely talk about, are those between the beginning and the end, ' the young climber added.

After successfully climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, a high point of 5.895 meters (19.341 feet), she is now determined to conquer the Mount Elbrus in Europe, Mount Denali in North America, Mount Aconcagua in South America, Mount Vinson in Antarctica and Mount Kosciuszko in Australia.

After graduating from college, Samia Haimoura started her internet services company, Securella GmbH, operating in Germany. Her app, Securella, strives to protect women in the fight against sexual harassment.

Haimoura said that her dream is to contribute to creating smarter cities with a higher level of urban security through the power of technology.


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