First of all we
want you to have a truly unforgettable experience. One that
lingers in your mind forever and that will be unlikely to
match. Your host family at the farm will see to it that you
shall want for nothing. We invite you to enjoy the serenity
and comfort of the village and its surroundings. Feel home
Secondly, your visit
will contribute to the livelihood of the local community.
Although Nshenyi Village is a miniature version of heaven,
the people who live in this paradise do not live up to the
standard... By the sale of handicrafts, the provision of accommodation,
guiding services and cultural performances, the inhabitants
intend to improve their standard of living.
Community tourism is achieved in many different
ways, such as:
The cultural dancing groups are groups that
have existed for years or just have been created. They form
a channel through which monetary income is accessed by the
The mountain hikes are done right on the
hills of the village Mpoma. The tour guides and the products
on offer in shops are means through which the community derives
income from tourism.
The culture shack on the farm offers handicrafts
which are locally made and the sales from them goes directly
to the talented creators. You will receive a unique product
and at the same time you help people to help themselves!
This community tourism drive also targets to take tourists
to schools within the village. Schools that
can benefit from not only the expertise of the guests and
their monetary contribution, which of course is optional,
but also a mere visit does good to the pupils level of exposure.
With an optional donation the teacher's salary can be paid
and necessarities like school desks, pencils and books can
Nshenyi farm is owned by a local Banyankole
family and employs 78 workers during the harvest season and
about half that number during the sowing season. By diversifying
into full-fledged tourism the number of employees is on the
rise, employees who represent families.
Apart for the monetary aspect of this venture, inter-culturalism
has more tangible benefits than can be detailed here. Exchange
of ideas, meeting new people, learning from other cultures
expands the horizon of the communities in