Bhubaneswar: Kusha Arlab, a former student of the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has recently brought laurel to the state after climbing Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain of Africa.
The KISS alumnus was part of a 9-member mountaineers’ team. He achieved this feat on January 26, 2019. After reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro, Kusha unfurled the Tricolour.
Kusha was a student of KISS. He was admitted to the institute as a Class IV student and pursued education here till plus two. The primitive student had passed HSC in the first division.
Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, about 4,900 meters from its base, and 5,895 meters above sea level.
Bhubaneswar based KISS aims to eradicate poverty through quality education by helping poorest of poor children of the country.
KISS and KIIT founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta has congratulated the successful mountaineer for achieving this feat.