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Azizi Life Experiences

Azizi Life Experiences is a social enterprise that runs Community Based Tourism in partnership with local Artisans. It is located in the south of Rwanda in a town called Muhanga, just one hour drive from Kigali. Our mission is to enable visitors to Rwanda to fully participate in rural life so that all people involved end ...
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Uyole cultural tourism enterprises

We people of Uyole Mbeya we are delighted to welcome you to the green city of Tanzania with its marvelous lake Ngozi where you can experience the real safwa and nyakyusa culture and enjoy tropical vegetation. Lake Ngozi crater is roughly 15 km southeast of the city of Mbeya, and 38 km South of Mbeya, ...
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Kilombera weaving co-operative

Kilombera is the name of a rare weaver bird found in parts of East Africa. For a male weaver bird to find a mate it must spend hours weaving an intricate and attractively designed nest. Kilombera products have been handwoven by local Ugandans. Situated half way between Jinja and Bujagali, Kilombera is easy to find and ...
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Boomu Women’s Group

Boomu Women’s Group is a women’s group located 13 miles from Masindi on the edge of the Murchison Falls National Park; Uganda’s largest national park. Boomu means together and this describes the purpose of the group: to work together for our mutual benefit and the benefit of our communities. Boomu Women’s Group was formed in 1999, ...
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Bunyangabu Beekeeping Cooperative (BBC)

Bunyangabu Beekeppers Cooperative Bunyangabu Beekeeping Cooperative (BBC), is a community organization that takes beekeeping very seriously, using nature’s gifts to help live in harmony with the environment that surrounds them. BBC owns an apiary, located about 300 meters from the main building, which is well stocked with all types of bee-hives ranging from traditional to ...
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Bagalayaaze Heritage Site

Bagalaayaze heritage site hosts the tombs where the mother of Kabaka Mwanga II was laid to rest at the beginning of the 20th Century-a historically important site for the Kingdom of Buganda. Today, the community uses the enclosure as a cultural center where they celebrate the kingdom’s people and history. The site is located 1Km along ...
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Lake Mburo Community Tourism Association (LMCTA)

UCOTA in partnership with UWA (Lake Mburo National Park) in the last one year identified 13 community groups around Lake Mburo National Park that would be trained under the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and its partners program, Tourism for Biodiversity. The groups were taken through the 5-module training; Community Based Tourism Concept Development, Community tourism ...
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Rubona Basket Weavers

Rubona Weaver’s Associations was formed under the support of the Uganda Community Tourism Association (UCOTA). Rubona has about 300 members. The group is made-up entirely of women, who are trained in the techniques of basket making and dying using natural colors by UCOTA. The women work independently, but come together regularly to sort and dye ...
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Tinkas Homestead and traditional meals

Tinkas homestead gives an opportunity to get firsthand experience by staying in a traditional Mutoro home in the neighborhoods of Kibale Forest National Park. During the stay the following can be experienced: crop harvesting, food preparation, sharing meals, storytelling, music & dance etc. Not far down the road from Kibale National Park is Tinka's, a local ...
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The Nyamirambo Women’s Centre

We are a group of eighteen women that begun a self-help group called the Nyamirambo Women's Centre (NWC) in Kigali, Rwanda. The NWC members are women aged between 21 and 45 years, with education levels ranging from zero education to finishing University. Some of us are employed as domestic workers, manual labour in small businesses, ...
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