My name is Dr. Isa Byona. I am a medical doctor by profession with a passion for sustainable rural community developments especially for the communities living in poor and economically marginalized areas in Uganda.
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Uganda is among the poorest countries in the world, with 85% of the population living on less than $2 a day. Tourism provides the community of Kahangi village near Kibale National Park with a reliable source of income and helps tackle poverty and protect the environment. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism has come to a standstill. … Read more
ASTCF (The Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation) is a civil society organization that has been established in 2014. Founded with enormous support from the tourism industry in Uganda, it plays a key role in ensuring that Uganda’s tourism is sustainable, both in terms of concern for the environment and for the welfare of local communities. Communities in Africa’s rural and marginalized areas are the custodians of most of the world’s natural and cultural treasures. The abundant and diverse … Read more