Fearless Batwa “Pygmies” Begin to Learn English

UPDATE, April 2019: The Gorilla Highlands Batwa Jamboree has been moved from Easter to Christmas 2019 (more here) Norah (see the video above) was one of the 10 Batwa “Pygmies” of Rwamahano who got a Batwa Community English Class certificate at Edirisa today. In other words, they completed an introduction to the English language to…

What Is the Point of #IAmGorillaHighlands?

UPDATE, April 2019: The Gorilla Highlands Batwa Jamboree has been moved from Easter to Christmas 2019 (more here) Have you come here because the #IAmGorillaHighlands campaign has made you wonder? Good — and welcome! The Gorilla Highlands idea has always been about respectful and helpful tourism, with the Batwa “Pygmies” as one of the main…

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…

Book Your Easter 2019 for the Batwa Jamboree

UPDATE, April 2019: The jamboree has been moved from Easter to Christmas 2019 (more here) The Batwa community of Rwamahano and Edirisa through the Gorilla Highlands Initiative wish to announce the international event: Gorilla Highlands Batwa Jamboree taking place at: Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda during Easter: 19-22 April 2019 The word jamboree means a large festive gathering and…