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    Is Gorilla Trekking ethically correct?

    Uganda is one of the last countries on earth where mountain gorillas live. Today, the threatened species can only be found in the border areas of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. More than half of all mountain gorillas live in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in southwestern Uganda. Gorilla trekking is therefore one of the most popular activities for tourists in the region – because only here they have the chance to look these fascinating animals in the eye and observe their natural habitat.

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    Sustainable Development in Uganda – an interview with Stella from Intercultural Development Agency

    As their trip to Uganda continued, our founding team visited the Intercultural Development Agency in Entebbe and had a great exchange with the founder and program director, Stella Aikiteng. IDA's mission is to raise awareness of issues related to child employment and child protection. Your overnight stay at this socialbnb thus supports sustainable community development and education through creative arts. In the interview Stella gives you personal insights into her work, vision and motivation to start working on this great social project. Stay tuned!

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    Women empowerment – an interview with Hope from Resilient Women’s Organization

    On their exciting journey through Uganda, our founders Alex and Nils did not miss the opportunity to visit some socialbnbs in person to get an insight into the project work. On the one hand, both hoped for an interesting exchange with the local people to see how it can be helped to provide better support with socialbnb after covid times. On the other hand they wanted to check to what extent the quality requirements of the social startup are met. Furthermore they also wanted to identify some potential new cooperation partners. The first stop of their socialbnb visits was at…

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    Positive Impact has the best aroma – TRUESDAY

    Today we'd like to introduce you to a company we really like: TRUESDAY. TRUESDAY is the first German coffee brand to sell sustainable coffee under the true-price model. What we love most about TRUESDAY's work: true sustainability, honest prices, and complete transparency! We ask three questions to founder Henning.

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    Tribearth – sustainable jewelry with impact

    During our trip in Kenya, we met Libosso from Tribearth in their local café and design studio in Diani Beach. We were able to talk to him about the approach of Tribearth which is a socially conscious jewelry business selling sustainable jewelry and empowering women and youth through their fair business concept. Let the interview begin!