Meet the Team

The Volcanoes Family

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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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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Esther Sabuka

Bwindi Lodge, VSPT Project Coordinator

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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