Rhys Darby among Kiwi celebrities climbing Mt Kilimanjaro for World Vision

rhys_darbyRhys Darby is among a group of New Zealanders who are set to tackle Mt Kilimanjaro for World Vision this year.

The comic will be joined by Boh Runga, Mahe Drysdale, Juliette Haigh, Kerre McIvor (nee Woodham) and World Vision CEO Chris Clarke in the climb that is aiming to raise both money and the awareness of microfinancing.

Microfinancing is where people donate small amounts of money that is used to fund people in developing countries who cannot secure a traditional loan.

“It’s not like I needed a reason, but when it comes to reasons they don’t get much better than this,” Darby said.

“My wife says I have a miniscule knowledge of finance so getting involved in micro finance is a perfect fit”.

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