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Kara-Tunga Foundation

Kara-Tunga Foundation (KTF) is an Ugandan not-for-profit organisation which aims at fostering peace, prosperity and conservation through eco-tourism development in the countries northeastern Karamoja sub-region.

 

KTF is an Kara-Tunga initiative to develop, manage, monitor and operate all the companies community development related activities. KTF is funded by a conservation levy when staying at our eco-camps, community development fees part of excursions, donors and well wishers. KTF partners with organised community groups to support programs focusing on education, conservation and livelihoods.

Our initiatives

Our impact platforms

Academy

The Karamoja Tourism Academy is founded to meet the growing demand for skilled staff in the regional tourism sector.

Events

A cross-border bike challenge promoting the region as destination and create opportunities for local businesses and communities.

Platform

The Karamoja Tourism Platform brings together national and regional stakeholders to strengthen coordination for a sustainable sector.

Tourist Trail

The Warrior Nomad Trail is a cross-border community tourism initiative for conservation and sustainable development.

Marketing & PR

Discover Karamoja initiative pro-actively hosts journalists, produces multimedia content aimed at creating opportunities through tourism.

Community tours

A network 25 guides in 9 districts are ambassadors for sustainable development through tourism by creating impactful experiences for all.

Pack for a Purpose

Giving travellers the opportunity to make a lasting impact by utilising space in their suitcases to bring supplies for the projects in need.

Hospitality services

The Kara-Tunga Safari Camp is a starting point and meeting place for travellers and home for students for work-based learning.

Our vision 2022-2024

 

Our focus clearly is on conservation of biodiversity, through collaborating with communities adjacent to the protected areas. We aim at doing so through eco-tourism, value addition and market linkages for sustainable forest-based services.
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Conservation Zones

The lands of indigenous marginalised communities in Uganda’s Karamoja sub-region are hosting important watershed areas which are important for the community at large. But due to socio-economical factors, the people and their lands are under increasing pressure with disastrous results.

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Eco-Camps

Kara-Tunga is developing Eco-Camps adjacent to protected areas in Karamoja which act as incubator for conservation in the respected areas. The eco camps offer direct and indirect job opportunities and act as point of reference for the community as well as partners.

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Apiary

KTF pro-actively supports partner communities with increasing revenue of apiary  business by value addition through branding and market linkages.

Beads making

KTF pro-actively supports partner communities with increasing revenue of beads making business through branding and market linkages.

The team

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    Florence Naduk

    Secretary

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    Theo Modo Vos

    Chairperson

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    Ichumar Peter

    Member

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    Esther Acheng

    Treasurer

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    Brian Lokutae

    Member

Our partners

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