2020 Cares Tour Highlights

The 2020 Cares Tour of Uganda – featuring Miss Uganda North America Vanessa Nansamba and Miss Oregon USA Katrina Villegas – took place from February 24th 2020 to March 7th 2020. The queens visited the Murchison Falls National Park area in North Western Uganda to promote responsible tourism, as well as the Central (Kampala) region to promote the culture of Buganda Kingdom. The took part in various charity activities in both regions. Here are the highlights.


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Equity Bank Uganda
Commitment to Empowering Women and Girls.
Nile Safari Lodge
Excellent Stay Experience.
Hotel Africana
Excellent Stay Experience.
Uganda Tourism Board
Excellent Travel Experience.
Uganda Wildlife Authority
Excellent Travel Experience.


Thank Yous

Sponsor & Partner Representatives

Brian Ainebyona (Brand Manager – NTV Uganda)
Lilly Ajarova (CEO – Uganda Tourism Board)
Daniel Irunga (Uganda Tourism Board)
Muhammed Lubowa (MD, All in Trade)
Sarah Kibirige (Manager, Hotel Africana and Convention Center)
Nathalie Van Pée (Director, Nile Safari Lodge)
Noah Aloni (Lodge Manager, Nile Safari Lodge)
Abel (Marketing Manager, Nile Safari Lodge)
Anthony Kituuka (ED, Equity Bank Uganda)
Winfred Wanjiru Warui (Head of Diaspora Banking and Remittance, Equity Bank Uganda)
Charmaine Eleanor Yoti (Customer Experience Manager, Equity Bank Uganda)
Pillip Otim (Head of Marketing, Equity Bank Uganda)
Annabelle Nakabiri (CEO, The Remnant Generation)

Isaac Mukisa (CoFounder, The Remnant Generation)
Janet Kantarama (ED, Safe Places Uganda)
Maureen Francisco (Co-Executive Producer – NW Productions, LLC)
Ugandan North American Association Executives 2019 and 2020
Sr. Claire Nakubulwa (Rubaga Girls SSS)
Francis Tusiime (Rubaga Girls SSS)
John Vianney Zziwa
Joseph Kawuma (Buganda Heritage and Tourism Board)
Zziwa Kennedy (Zziwa Hair Studio)
Monica Kansiime (Ipigogo House of Fashion)
Giulio Molfese (Photo 4 Fashion)
Dickson Ndugwa (Vision Group)
Gabriel Buule (The Daily Monitor)

Media Houses

NTV Uganda
Spark TV
Bukedde TV
Urban TV
Bukedde Radio

Tour Team

Ivan Walunyolo (Videographer / Producer – NTV Uganda)
Tom Sseruuma (Tour Guide, Uganda Tourism Board)
Irene Nakitende (Founder: Different Better with a Purpose)
Martha Abimanya (Co-Founder, Different Better with a Purpose)
Gabriella K. Abigael (Different Better with a Purpose)
Echo Joan (Different Better with a Purpose)

Grace (Different Better with a Purpose)
Kemigisha Josephine (Program Coordinator, Cares Tour 2020 / CEO, Living Smiles Uganda)
Emma Turwomwe (Company Secretary – Uganda, Miss Uganda North America)
James Mukundane (Head of Security, Cares Tour 2020)
Julius Kabugu (Co-Founder & Dir. Of Communications, Miss Uganda North America)
Tibba Murungi Kabugu (Co-Founder & President, Miss Uganda North America)

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