what is nm2h?
On 5 August 2009, Jelmer Ikink and Roman Lentz stood on top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa, and felt the need to do more - climb more mountains, but more importantly, give support to the people who are in need of so much more. no mountain too high is a project to support micro-entrepreneurs in developing countries.
Mission: To promote, support, and cooperate with micro-entrepreneurs by raising awareness and funds to bring attention to the formidable challenges micro-entrepreneurs face, through the challenge of climbing the highest mountain on each continent.
Vision: no mountain too high envisions a fair chance for every global citizen, regardless of background, ethnicity, or religion, to make a positive difference in people’s lives by creating business opportunities that benefit themselves and others.
Legal status: no mountain too highis a public charity, is incorporated under the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, United States, and is tax exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to no mountain too high are tax deductible under Section 170 of the Code. Additionally, we are qualified to receive tax deductible brquests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code. All contributions will benefit our cause.
Corporate values and beliefs:
- Respect: we are committed to respecting the diversity of the organization and treating others the way we wish to be treated
- Integrity: we are committed to ensuring ethical and fair practices for our clients, and will seek the most ethical and cost-effective measures to ensure no mountain too high operates with highest integrity
- Transparency: we shall give our supporters and clients accurate and timely information regarding use of funding, partner organizations and their performance, and other notable developments
- Commitment: each officer, volunteer or member of no mountain too high is dedicated to its mission and vision, and promises to commit himself to putting reasonable efforts into achieving its goals