Milka Shitandi Omukuba

Name: Milka Shitandi Omukuba (Sweet-andi)

Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya

Occupation: Saleswoman, small business owner

Favorite place to hike: Uhuru Peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro

What’s one book you’d recommend to a friend and why:

The Alchemist by Paul Coelho, it’s a blue print to finding yourself

What’s your favorite thing to cook for dinner:

Ugali (local staple) kale and chicken

What’s your favorite quote:

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination” Nelson Mandela

If you could hike with anyone, dead or alive who would be and why:

My closest friends Sarah and Nyamzy! They are awesome company, have great food and they star in my best memories on the trails.

What the one piece of gear that always has a place in your backpack: A face towel. A wet face towel after an 8-hour hike always feels like a shower!

If you could drop what you’re doing right now and had unlimited funds what’s the one place you’d go hiking:

New Zealand is just breathtaking…

Where can we find you on the internet (links to any of your hiking related websites or social media:

Instagram: shitandiomukuba