The Brain Challenge 2019 – Lets think our future

For the third year we launched The Brain Challenge in southern Uganda, targeting three schools in the Mbarara area. Started in 2017, The Brain Challenge is a children’s contest that aims to involve children in the development of their communities. Normally children are the target of international aid, but their opinions and criteria are not Read more…

TEXDA – Where cotton becomes elegance.

During my visit to Uganda last November, my partner and friend Rogers Nasasira, owner of The Great Trekkers Safaris, took me to meet Mrs. Grace Angela N. Kirabo, Executive Director of TEXDA. Grace is an energetic, kind lady who has a good command of her profession. It is also an excellent merchant. She knows that Read more…

Brain School Challenge – Nyabuhama Primary School – Uganda

The Brain School Challenge was an idea started by Juan Reina on his very first visit to the Pearl of Africa-Uganda. After several days of visits around the main capital city, he later traveled to the far west of Uganda on the 17th of November 2017 and paid a visit to the communities of Nyabuhama and Read more…

When to Use The Great Trekkers as a perfect Travel Agency

It’s an assumption you have heard before: Travel agents are a dying breed. Many people presume that the rise of do-it-yourself booking engines have wiped out travel agencies But that’s not necessarily the case. As a unique travel agency that fronts sustainable and fair travel, we have won the hearts of many travelers who have booked Read more…

El algodón de Uganda

 La planta del algodón es un arbusto del género de las malváceas, que tiene su origen en África, América y la India. Alrededor de las semillas de la planta del algodón, crece el algodón, una fibra textil vegetal considerada la fibra natural de mayor importancia del mundo.Casi el 10% de algodón producido en el mundo Read more…

The Great Trekkers Safaris. A sustainable and fair tourism project

             Rogers Nasasira is an enthusiastic man, he likes his work, his country, his nature, his wild life. But he is also an enthusiast of his people, his community, and above all the future of his country, Uganda. This has led him, along with a group of people with the same profile to Read more…