Rwanda – Among the Gorillas



Joseph follows in the footsteps of Dian Fossey when he treks into the mountain forest of the Parc National des Volcans. Within sight of the five Virunga Range volcanoes he travels in search of Rwanda’s endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. As with every Travelscope adventure, the journey includes cultural experiences in a local church, living museum, market, primary school and health clinic. In addition he takes part in Rwanda’s monthly national day of service, a program that is the heart of Rwanda’s dedication to attack the ideology of genocide at its root – ethnic division.


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    Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International


    imageThe Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, founded by Dr. Dian Fossey, is dedicated to the conservation and protection of gorillas and their habitats in Africa. The Fossey Fund operates the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda with daily gorilla monitoring and scientific research in Volcanoes National Park. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Fund works with community-managed reserves and national parks, and operates the GRACE gorilla rescue center. In both Rwanda and Congo, the Fossey Fund also operates extensive education, health and other programs to help local people. To support these effort or for more information visit http://www.gorillafund.org


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