Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities

Championing Human Rights and Culture in the Great Lakes Area

Join us in our mission to advocate for the marginalized and celebrate the vibrant culture of the Great Lakes Area of Africa.

Our Mission and Values

Commitment to Advocacy and Culture

At Virunga Mountains Observer, we are dedicated to advocating for human rights and fostering a deep appreciation for the cultural richness of the Great Lakes Area. Our mission is to highlight the injustices faced by the people in this region and to celebrate the beauty and diversity that define our communities. We believe in the power of education, advocacy, and collaboration to inspire positive change and create a more just and inclusive society.

Our Key Areas of Work

Advocating for the Marginalized

We amplify the voices of those who have been silenced, bringing attention to their struggles and advocating for their rights.

Promoting Culture and Communities

We celebrate and preserve the rich cultural heritage of the Great Lakes Area, fostering unity and inspiration within our communities.

Meet Our Team

Our dedicated team is the heart of Virunga Mountains Observer. Each member brings a unique set of skills and a shared passion for advocating human rights and celebrating culture in the Great Lakes Area of Africa.

Dr. Amina Kambale
Dr. Amina Kambale

Executive Director

Jean-Pierre Mukendi
Jean-Pierre Mukendi

Head of Cultural Programs

Fatima Ndayizeye
Fatima Ndayizeye

Advocacy Coordinator

Samuel Mbusa
Samuel Mbusa

Community Outreach Manager

What Our Volunteers Say

“Volunteering with Virunga Mountains Observer has been a life-changing experience. The impact of their work on local communities is profound and inspiring.” – Maria Gonzalez, Spain
“Collaborating with this organization has opened my eyes to the rich cultural heritage of the Great Lakes Area. Their dedication to human rights is truly commendable.” – David Okafor, Nigeria
“I am proud to be part of a global network that supports such a vital cause. The work done by Virunga Mountains Observer is essential for promoting justice and equality.” – Emma Johnson, USA

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