Help Is In Sight
Our brave trekkers are aiming is to raise as much cash as possible for Comic Relief which will help people living unimaginably tough lives both across Africa and the UK.
It could even help to prevent thousands of people in Africa from going blind - something which affects many people living in the region where the trek is taking place.
Every minute, a child goes blind somewhere in the world and the effect is truly devastating. Tragically, up to fifty per cent of all children who lose their sight will die within two years.
What makes these figures even more astonishing is that eighty per cent of all blindness is preventable and just £5 could pay for a sight-saving operation for someone in Africa who's suffering from a debilitating eye condition called trachoma. Find out more at rednoseday.com.
The brave celebrity trekkers are aiming to raise cash and change countless lives.
Follow Radio 1's Scott Mills' progress as he prepares to push himself to the limit.
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