A few weeks ago we partnered with Native Travel Festival Karamoja to host the invited journalists and media creatives on a cultural tour.
Today we’re happy to read an article published in one of Uganda’s leading online media for young in Uganda ‘Kasuku Live‘. One publication at a time, together with partners we positively impact the image of the region through tourism and arts. Read the article: http://bit.ly/2BPn11e
A round of applause for Sarah Kizza Nsigaye (Native Travel Festival Director) for bringing the event to Karamoja and Wayne Frank Ntambi and for the article.
A Karamojong village is also known as “Manyatta” or “Ere” meaning an enclosed residential area, surrounded by sharp thorns and with small entry points for people and a larger entry point for cattle. One Manyatta has multiple families and a communal space for cattle. The Karamojong reside in the largely permanent Manyattas during the wet …
Leveraging culture as a source of livelihood will ease the hostility between culture, development and a “modern” lifestyle and encourage young people in Karamoja to respect, preserve and embrace their traditions whilst also enhancing their opportunities in life.