After the Bootcamp: How to Make This Really Big?

After 22 people from 10 countries submitted their opinions, 20 people from 6 countries gathered at Lake Bunyonyi last week for the third Gorilla Highlands Bootcamp to bring it all together… This is the grand vision of the Gorilla Highlands Initiative growing into the Gorilla Highlands Society (GHS), a vision that can — and should — be…

Join Bootcamp 2018, Help Us Grow into an Organisation

Every year the Gorilla Highlands initiative has two main get-togethers. The Silverchef cooking competition and networking event is the better known one; it is an occasion to don your best clothes and small chat and mingle at one of the best hotels of our region. The Bootcamp is something completely different: you camp, canoe, hike,…

People, People, People: Gorilla Highlands Bootcamp 2017

Last evening four determined people came back from the final Gorilla Highlands Bootcamp adventure: Mama Bena’s Bonus, a two-day canoe trek on Uganda’s Lake Bunyonyi. They proved to be the toughest of the 20 participants from 7 countries — or perhaps the ones lucky to have more time at their disposal? When you host the…

Spacey’s Booty Goes to Bootcamp – What About Yours?

Spacey from Marasa is already looking for suitable means of transport… She needs to reach Lake Bunyonyi in about a month, to join a cool group of tourism, marketing and multimedia pros at the Gorilla Highlands Bootcamp from 18 to 22 November 2017. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do, it comes from overcoming the things you thought you couldn’t do,”…

GH Bootcamp: From Bunyonyi with Love

Tomorrow’s interview with Festo Karwemera and video recording at BirdNest@Bunyonyi will wind up the Gorilla Highlands Bootcamp 2016. Envisaged to inform and inspire MYL, the Gorilla Highlands team in Kigali, it has grown into something bigger and something definitely worth repeating in 2017. Saturday evening: Bootcampers await the canoe to take them to Edirisa and avoid the…

Bootcamp Invite: Get Your Hands Dirty, or Join Online

The Gorilla Highlands (GH) bootcamp is intended to prepare and motivate the people expected to take our initiative to the next level. It was originally envisaged as a team-building exercise for MYL, the GH agents in Kigali, but we have decided to open it up to other multimedia/marketing participants. Whoever would wish to join should…