Trek4Mandela team sets off for annual Kilimanjaro climb

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File: The annual Trek4Mandela Kilimanjaro climb gets under way on Wednesday.

File: The annual Trek4Mandela Kilimanjaro climb gets under way on Wednesday.

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File: The annual Trek4Mandela Kilimanjaro climb gets under way on Wednesday.

File: The annual Trek4Mandela Kilimanjaro climb gets under way on Wednesday.

JOHANNESBURG - It’s been a year since the death of race driver, Gugu Zulu.

His wife, Letshego, will join Trek4Mandela team in honour of her late husband.

WATCH: Tributes pour in for Gugu Zulu

Zulu died after experiencing respiratory problems while trying to summit Mount Kilimanjaro.

He was part of the team to raise funds for sanitary pads for schoolgirls.

This year's Kilimanjaro climb in support of vulnerable girls gets under way on Wednesday.