Trinidadian raises flag on highest mountain in Europe

Trinidad-born Henry Mungalsingh displays the Trinidad and Tobago flag on the summit of the highest mountain in Europe, Mount Elbrus in Russia

Trinidad-born Henry Mungalsingh successfully raised the Trinidad and Tobago flag on the summit of the highest mountain in Europe, Mount Elbrus, Russia on July 27 last.

Mungalsingh, who resides in London, embarked on the climb of 18,500 feet and he surpassed the target of achieving a $1 donation for every foot climbed.

His mission was aimed at raising funds ¬†for completing The Elpis Centre’s emergency transitional home for vulnerable pregnant women in Trinidad.

(TT)$25,500 were raised.

Mungalsingh is not new to mountain climbing. In 2015, he climbed Monte Rosa in Switzerland , also for charity.