Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hope in Coffee Cup

Brewing Hope in a Coffee Cup!

Our Coffee Cooperative in Kyambura Gorge is gaining fame for the quality of their Omwani coffee and has recently been featured in the Daily Monitor!
According to the Daily Monitor, the coffe is ‘gaining a reputation for its quality’, which is great news for the women who have been working hard to ensure the quality is

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Kim’s Gorilla Dream Comes True!

Rwanda is a small country with big assets and I had the opportunity in 2006 to experience its most treasured asset – the Mountain Gorillas.
I have to admit that prior to seeing the movie Gorillas in the Mist, I was not aware of their existence so I am indebted to Dian Fossey for bringing their

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Gorillas, Wildlife, Birds and Much More!

Deanna and I arrived in Entebbe for our “gorilla tracking” trip,where we met our driver, Sam, who would be our guide for the next 10 days. While loading our bags and cameras in the parking lot of the Lake Victoria Hotel, Sam noticed that we were bird watching and I was trying to get some

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Laura and her Special Gorilla Encounter

My heart was pounding and my hands steadily shaking as we gave our bags to Grace, our porter. We were only ten minutes’ walk from headquarters when we heard the sounds of the Rushegura group. I would have walked for days for my opportunity to spend an hour with the amazing mountain gorillas of Uganda

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Batwaveganza, the Best Show in Town!

Batwa culture is one of the most ancient and endangered in the entire world, for thousands of years they have survived in the forest and have a vast store of cultural knowledge relating to this.

Historically, The Batwa pygmies would have had an in depth knowledge of forest plants, especially for medicinal purposes, they could track