People Category: VSPT Community projects

Ronald Niyonshuti

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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Emmanuel Ahishakiye


Emmanuel was born and raised near Virunga Lodge. He has a certificate in teaching. In 2017, he got a BA from INES RUHENGERI in English and French. He worked as a teacher for 10 years before running the Virunga Lodge Community Projects and becoming Virunga Lodge manager. Emmanuel is an outgoing person, he likes to […]

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Stella Ashabe


Stella was born in Kenya and came to Uganda as a child. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a diploma in accounting and finance both from Kyambogo University. She started working with Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust in 2011 as Projects’ Assistant and she is currently the Projects Co-ordinator for VSPT projects at Volcanoes Lodges. She enjoys working with […]

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