Virunga Wildlife Clubs

Virunga Wildlife Clubs is a non-governmental organization created in 2001 with the support of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund (Europe). The organization is dedicated to promoting wildlife conservation, climate change issues, sustainable economic development through the participation of the community, including youth. The organization aims to use community’s perspectives as a tool to promote sustainable mountain development in the Virunga Region. The organization promotes conservation in northern and western Rwandan ecosystems and hopes to expand conservation activities in the rest of the Virunga region in Uganda and Eastern RDC. It also has an education and communication program which includes field trips, competitions, and environment campaign activities, as well as initiatives that promote ecotourism and tree planting.

Member category Nongovernmental Organizations
Country Rwanda
Area Sub-Saharan Africa
Geographic focus of work Sub-Saharan Africa: Rwanda, RDC, Uganda
Specific Region(s) Virunga Region
Head Cyprien Bizimungu
Head title Chairman
Focal Point title Program Manager
Focal Point Jacqueline Nyirazaninka
Alternate Focal Point title Chairman
Alternate Focal Point Cyprien Bizimungu
Address P.O.Box 169 Ruhengeri
Telephone 00250734190972
Email [email protected]
Email 2 [email protected]
Electoral Group Sub-Saharan Africa Major Groups
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