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New Chimp Birth in Kyambura Gorge!

Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzee Community located in Queen Elizabeth Park in southwestern Uganda is home to a highly endangered isolated chimpanzee community. We are pleased to report that young Pamba gave birth to her first offspring, a boy, around the first week of December. Pamba appears to be a natural at child-rearing and both mother and […]

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Two of the Kyambura Coffee Ladies

The Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT) has over 1500 coffee trees on land neighboring Kyambura Gorge Lodge and in 2010 we recruited women neighboring this land to join a coffee cooperative. The Kyambura Women’s Coffee Cooperative has recently started their fourth harvesting season and the VSPT thought this would be a good time to share […]

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Mgahinga Dental Clinic: Like Pulling Teeth

Recently some certain members of Mount Gahinga community did something they have never done before, they went to the dentist. Led by the indomitable Dr. Patrick Henrie and the Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT), a team of 1 dentist, 2 dental hygienists and 2 helpers from California ran a free dental clinic for the community […]

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VSPT Progress with Mwiko School!

We are pleased to announce that the VSPT have agreed to sponsor and conduct roofing at Mwiko School near our Virunga Lodge! The Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT) is a non-profit organisation that carries out community and conservation work around each of the four eco-luxury Volcanoes Safaris lodges. Around our Virunga Lodge in Rwanda, we […]

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The Conservation Paradox

The conservation paradox: Only by working with people can we achieve conservation. If it weren’t for people there would be no need for conservation. It’s amazing how quickly a village mob can form. With one alarm call, in a matter of seconds, you will have dozens of people running to the alleged scene of the […]

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