Travel in Uganda: Trekking for Mountain Gorillas

There are three main subspecies of gorillas in the world: eastern lowland, western lowland and mountain gorillas. Although there are over 100,000 eastern and western lowland gorillas in current population, mountain gorillas are still a critically endangered species, with less than 900 gorillas remaining on Earth today.

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Support a Ugandan NGO: Raising the Village

While at our lodge in Kisoro I began chatting with a man from Canada named Shawn, a Harvard graduate who founded the organization, Raising the Village. The organization works with some of the poorest communities in Uganda, with an average household income less than 10 cents per day.

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