Our Team at Go Gorilla Trekking
At Go Gorilla Trekking, we have an experienced and knowledgeable team to help you plan a gorilla safari. Our team of travel specialists have spent several years in the travel industry, and know all the most inspiring places to be included in your trip itinerary. Our guides are experienced, opinionated, and discerning, and will do everything to see that you get the best of your tour.
Makonzi Michael Kiwanuka
Chief Executive Officer / Co-Founder
Makonzi Michael Kiwanuka is the E-marketeer of Abacus African Vacations. Born in Mukono district, a native district of Uganda, he has lived, studied and worked in Uganda. He holds a First Class Honours Degree in Tourism from Makerere University, and has special training in e-tourism marketing for Africa. He has over three years of experience in tourism marketing and has outstanding skills in online marketing and search engine promotion. Michael is also an editorial contributor on “Travel in Uganda” with several newspapers and travel websites, and has carried out research on the ecotourism potentials of several sites in Kampala, Kabarole, Entebbe, Mukono, Masaka and Mpigi. Michael is fascinated with sharing and learning about different cultures of the world and is a member of International Institute of Peace through Tourism (IIPT), and an alumni of Makerere University of Tourism Association (MUTA). He loves reading books, traveling for adventure in pure, unexplored, and natural destinations.
Nsangi Ruth is the Tours Manager of Go Gorilla Trekking Ltd. She holds a Bachelors of Tourism Degree of Makerere University. She has over 7 years experience working with several organizations; under the State Minister of Tourism, Aaron Tours & Safaris & Wild Uganda Safaris before joining us in 2012.
Peter Dedr is the Social Media Manager for Go Gorilla Trekking Ltd. He has been working with us for the past 2 years. He is still in high school but his interest in marketing pulled him to us and he is the manager of all our social media communications.
Kalema Lawrence is the content manager for Go Gorilla Trekking. With 2 years experience, Lawrence is a current student of Makerere University pursuing a Bachelors of Information Systems Degree. He has been with us for the past 2 years doing a lot of work in content creation.
Often called Jimmy, James Mwebaza is the Accounts Manager for Go Gorilla Trekking Ltd. He holds Diploma in Accountancy from the Uganda Management Institute and he has been working with us for the past 5 years. He loves travel and that is what pulled him to us!