People Category: Staff

Kayanja Tonny

Kayanja Tonny

Tonny was born and grew up in Kampala. He has a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from the International University of East Africa. Tonny has been in the hospitality industry for over ten years and enjoys working close to nature.

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JEAN NEPOMUSCENE MANIBISHAKA

JEAN NEPOMUSCENE MANIBISHAKA

Jean Nepomuscene Manibishaka is the Community Projects Coordinator at Virunga Lodge, Rwanda. He was born in the neigbouring village to Virunga lodge, and had previously worked as a languages teacher for nine years before joining Volcanoes Safaris in 2008. Nepomuscene worked as a room attendant in the housekeeping department before moving into his current role […]

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DENIS MUGABO

Denis VS staff

Denis Mugabo is Rwandese and was born and grew up in Uganda, at Masaka the west of Kampala and came to Rwanda in 1994. He has been a guide for over 20 years. Denis speaks a number of languages including English, Swahili, Kinyarwanda and Luganda. Denis’ favourite place to take guests is Volcanoes National Park […]

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Olivia Namakula

Olivia-Namakula

Olivia grew up in Kampala. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management from Makerere University. She has 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Olivia enjoys reading, traveling and meeting new people and learning about different cultures.

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Ronald Niyonshuti

Gahinga Staff Ronald

Ronald was born and raised near Mount Gahinga Lodge in Kisoro, western Uganda. Having started as a gardener with VS in 2018, he is now the Project Coordinator for conservation and community projects at the lodge. Ronald works closely with the Batwa community who live at the Gahinga Batwa Village, set up in 2018 by […]

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