Theme: Accessible Tourism
Posted Date : 4th April, 2023
Greg Bakunzi is a renowned pioneer and trailblazer in community-based tourism in East Africa. He grew up under extremely challenging conditions in a Ugandan refugee camp and had only little access to formal education. In 1998, once peace was slowly returning to the region after the 1994 genocide, he decided to follow his heart and […]
Posted Date : 7th March, 2023
This research analysed an inclusive social tourism camp in Turkey and introduced its principles to the literature. The motive of the research was examining how tourism can be a tool for the inclusion of disabled children and individuals into the society. But more importantly, it examined an example of entrepreneurship that pursues a social change […]
Posted Date : 23rd December, 2022
David McGowan, Ravenswood Media, and Greg Bakunzi- Red Rocks Initiative, have partnered together to build a media training center in Musanze, Rwanda at the foot of the Volcanoes National Park. McGowan, an Academy Award nominated filmmaker, coming together with the team at Red Rocks to provides basic filmmaking training. The course is free and the […]
Posted Date : 13th December, 2022
Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organization that operates and around Virunga volcano mountain region of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic. Its vision is to integrate tourism, conservation and community empowerment for sustainable development in the region. In order achieve this, the communities around the region are encouraged to take part […]
Posted Date : 13th December, 2022
Horizon 2020 project, funded by the European Commission, promotes cultural heritage in the vicinity of historic pilgrimage routes and facilitates economic and social impact of sustainable tourism in rural areas. The project started on 1 January 2021 and has a duration of 36 months, while its main phases include identification of pilot areas and relevant […]
Posted Date : 13th December, 2022
The Via Francigena is one of the most popular pilgrimage routes in the world, spanning centuries of history and stretching along 3200 kilometres in the UK, France, Switzerland and Italy. In 1994, the route was awarded ‘Cultural Route of the Council of Europe’ status in recognition of its role in promoting common European values. The […]
Posted Date : 3rd November, 2022
Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organization that operates and around Virunga volcano mountain region of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic. Its vision is to integrate tourism, conservation and community empowerment for sustainable development in the region. In order to achieve this, the communities around the region are encouraged to take […]
Posted Date : 3rd November, 2022
Red Rocks Initiative for Sustainable Development Runs Community Development education programs for those who want to broaden their horizons and help to give back to communities in-need. Our Educational programs make a difference in your host community and nearby areas around Musanze district through infrastructure improvements, environmental conservation, and community development projects destined to linking […]
Posted Date : 13th October, 2022
Art for Conservation is an initiative of Red rocks that is meant to empower the kids in conservation through art, as they develop skills in arts in addition to their school educational studies, thus supporting wildlife and habitat conservation and environmental education through arts that celebrates flora and fauna. We use Arts for Conservation project […]
Posted Date : 20th September, 2022
Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organization that operates and around Virunga volcano mountain region of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic. Its vision is to integrate tourism, conservation and community empowerment for sustainable development in the region. In order achieve this, the communities around the region are encouraged to take part […]