Microsoft is providing the official Expedition Software with Windows 7, Bing, and Windows Live Messenger for Summit on the Summit: Kilimanjaro.
Summit on the Summit: Kilimanjaro, the brain child of musician and philanthropist Kenna, is an effort to drive global awareness around the clean water crisis facing the planet with celebrities and educators such as Jessica Biel, Lupe Fiasco, Santigold and Elizabeth Gore climbing to the top Mt. Kilimanjaro. The climb starts January 7th, 2010. You can track the climb via the Summit on the Summit website. 1 billion people today don’t have access to clean, safe drinking water.
You don’t have to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to be involved. You can sponsor a foot and donate to the cause. You can also download the Summit on the Summit theme for Windows 7 and the Summit on the Summit theme for Windows Live Messenger too! There are lots of tools you can take advantage of to show your support of this effort here.
HP is providing the official Expedition Technology for Summit on the Summit: Kilimanjaro. HP PCs will come with Windows 7 with Bing as the search engine and Windows Live Messenger installed.
UPDATE 12/31: Added a bit more information regarding the climbers and background on the effort.