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Kyambura Women’s Coffee Cooperative

NABOTH Kyambura Coffee

The Kyambura Women’s Coffee Cooperative is a community-based initiative designed to provide vocational training to women so that they can develop additional and sustainable sources of income. At Kyambura local women and their families tend to about 2,000 Arabica and Robusta coffee plants in 100 acres of rejuvenated VSPT land. They then process the coffee […]

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Bwindi Bar trainees graduation

Bwindi Bar, the ‘Harry’s Bar of Bwindi’, on Buhoma high street near Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi Lodge, held a graduation ceremony recently for the latest graduates of its award-winning practical hospitality training program. Six trainees, all from the local community around Bwindi Lodge, successfully completed the three month training course. It provides practical experience and an […]

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Virunga lodge staff get vaccine!

Virunga Lodge Staff Vaccinated

We are delighted to announce that the staff of Virunga Lodge have received the first vaccination against Covid-19! Thank you to the Rwanda Government for making the vaccine available speedily to the hospitality sector. The wellbeing of our guests, staff and communities is of paramount importance and our health and safety procedures have been updated across our properties. […]

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Volcanoes Safaris and DEG Covid relief project – press release 24 February 2021

Kyambura Gorge Lodge DEG Project

Volcanoes Safaris and DEG partnership for Covid-19 healthcare and training to support job security, conservation and communities in Rwanda and Uganda Volcanoes Safaris and DEG are pleased to announce a joint partnership to provide Covid-19 healthcare and training to support job security, conservation and communities in Rwanda and Uganda. The partnership aims to provide: Covid-19 […]

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An update on our new solar panel community project at Virunga Lodge.

Virunga Community Projects Solar Donation

  Recently Emmanuel the Virunga Lodge manager and Cyprien our construction manager visited the Nibishaka Fidele family on Birwa island on beautiful Lake Bulera near Virunga lodge, to set up the first solar panel at their home as part of the first panel being donated as part of this project. This area does not have […]

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