People Category: Staff

Esther Sabuka

Esther started working with VS as a butler in Virunga Lodge in 2017, after graduating with a bachelors degree in public administration and management from Uganda Christian University. After then working at Mount Gahinga Lodge and Bwindi Lodge as part of the service team, Esther became the Bwindi VSPT Project Coordinator in 2020, responsible for […]

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Philbert Nabimanya

Philbert started with VS in 2018 as a butler and quickly developed to become part of the lodge management team in 2019. Philbert enjoys the service aspects of working in a lodge and his favourite part of his job is hosting and sharing stories with in the afternoons and evenings back at the lodge. Philbert’s […]

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Nicky Obuwa

Nicky was born and grew up in Kumi district in Eastern Uganda. He has a bachelors degree in entrepreneurship and business management from Makerere University. Nicky has been working in the hospitality industry for over five years, starting as a butler at Bwindi Lodge before progressing to become Assistant Manager in 2020. Nicky loves adventure […]

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Phiona Nabegesera

Phiona was born and raised in Kampala, Uganda. She has worked in hospitality for the last seven years, and started with Volcanoes Safaris as a butler. She loves adventuring and meeting new people from different backgrounds. Phiona’s favourite bird is a pin-tailed whydah.

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Francis Picwo

Francis was born and raised in North Western Uganda. He started in the hospitality industry eight years ago and worked as a professional Bartender at Bwindi Bar. Francis joined VS as a butler at Kyambura Gorge Lodge and is now Assistant Manager at Mount Gahinga Lodge.

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