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Jasiek Mela: Polish Explorer and Philanthropist

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  • UserJasiek Mela, Fundacja Poza Horyzonty World_link
  • ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 17:30-19:00
  • HouseTBC.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Ania Gruszczynska.

Join us on 7th March if you would like to hear about Jasiek’s adventures and what inspires him to help others.

Born on 30th December 1988, Jasiek Mela is a Polish explorer who reached the North Pole in 2004 and eight months later the South Pole, making him the youngest and the only disabled person in history to achieve this. In 2008 he climbed the Kilimanjaro, and subsequently established the “Poza Horyzonty” Foundation, whose aim is helping accident victims. In 2009 Jasiek also climbed Mount Elbrus—the highest mountain in the Caucasus Mountains.

WHEN : Tuesday 7th March, 5:30 – 7:00 pm WHERE : TBC

The event will be in English and there will be plenty of time for questions from the audience.

This event is FREE and gives you a chance to support Fundacja Jaśka Meli Poza Horyzonty either via direct donation at the event or bank transfer to the CU Polish Society.

Holder: Cambridge University Polish Society Account number: 73827046 Sort Code: 40-16-08 Reference: “Poza Horyzonty”

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