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Sisters Approach Mt Kilimanjaro Climb Committed to Help Others

Thursday, October 16, 2014

"It’s every human being’s duty to ensure that we leave this world better than we found it,” Cidalia Luis-Akbar said in an interview with the Maryland Business News about her mission to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise money for babies. Owners of M. Luis, a successful asphalt manufacturer and construction services company, Cidalia and her sister, Natalia Luis, will climb the mountain next month to raise money for the fetal medicine program at Children's National.As the article details, Cidalia has a very personal reason for wanting to help more babies survive, and she was grateful for the care that allowed her to give birth to her daughter in 2009. As they scale the 19,341-foot mountain in Tanzania, they will be thinking of their own blessings while helping other families get the specialized health care they need.The funds they raise will help babies in the Washington area, and will potentially improve care for infants around the world. You can help them reach their goal by making a donation online. Read "Maryland Sisters, Business Leaders to Scale Mountain for Babies."