Ebony and Ivory Walking are a fresh, new local climbing company jointly owned and managed by UK and Tanzanian partners which both reside in Tanzania, therefore being able to oversee all services of any expedition and be on call anytime seven days a week. Ebony and Ivory Walking can accommodate any route at any time on the mountain, we guarantee excellent service from team members and quality products all the way down to the delicious fresh food we supply, all at a reasonable price. Safety and health are paramount at Ebony and Ivory for all clients, and all our team members. We adhere to strict procedures at all time’s on and off the mountain.
Ebony and Ivory walking also have strict procedures for the allocation of work, from head guides down to the porters. Though Ebony and Ivory have some of the best staff on the mountain we believe that any placement of duty is strictly on the basis of merit, we achieve this with constant monitoring of positive and negative feedback from all clients. All our team members are constantly assessed by the management team, each team member is scored on effort, reliability, punctuality and ability to carry out their duties on the mountain.
Here at Ebony and Ivory we have a motto HRH (honesty, respect, hard work),this applies to all members from directors to porters. Only team members who are dedicated to this motto can be assigned to any expedition on the mountain or be any part of our team. This system allows Ebony and Ivory to oversee the permanent assessment of all team members and safeguards towards complacency and guarantees quality of service, this expresses a healthy, competitive working environment among all members of staff which leads to a professional friendly attitude to all expeditions on the mountain, enabling all clients to experience the very best of service on their climb to the roof of Africa.
Ebony and Ivory will be providing better wages, conditions and better access to training for all our team members. Ebony and ivory will also be committed to certain projects to give a little back to the people who live in the villages, these will include educational and sports projects, of which certain projects have already been completed. Anyone wishing to volunteer on any project we undertake will be more than welcome to join us.
Ebony and Ivory look forward to guiding you to the roof of Africa