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  • 12 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Luganda; learning French, German, Russian
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Medical Lab Technologist. Massage therapist
  • From Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia
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About Me

I am simple, responsible as well as well directed. I graduated as a medical laboratory technician but ended up picking different roads because of my passion for travel and tour.

I organize and plan trips and tour excursions that are timely, client based as well as cost friendly around Uganda.

I also do accommodation booking from budget to high range, honeymoon packages,field tours, one day trips to as well as many day trips depending on what you want. I as well do information dissemination about Uganda tours as well as the basics about Uganda. .

Feel free to contact me incase you want to know about "THE PEARL OF AFRICA"


I love my life.Simple.I am open minded and I love TRUTH...I believe am selfless and trustworthy,outgoing and at the same time welcoming everyone regardless of Sex,Background,Race,Sexual orientation or Social status.I believe in life beyond borders.
I believe learning never ends thats why I make sure I learn from whoever i meet and talk to.


I believe that in life we always learn from whoever we meet and at one point in time we get to know who we cherish and who we love.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I participate by hosting those in need of a place to sleep and I also help the new comers get to know more about my City and my neighbourhood.I choose to live where I live to strike a contrast between where we live virtually and where we are physically.


Its super positive as regards to the wonderful people I have hosted,how my family has changed its perception towards CS from the people I host.
I have also met nice and wonderful friends at CSmeetings which has enriched my friendship circle.


Travelling, cooking( I am a very good cook), reading and listening to stories, massage therapy, walking long distances, adventure, watching movies.

  • literature
  • massage therapy
  • sauna
  • travelling
  • vegetarian cooking
  • walking around

Music, Movies, and Books

Apocalypto,Fury vengance and Transformers
I love Environmental documentaries and books,Agricultural books too and also Cook and Dine books.I personally cherish travel books and personal testimonies.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Helping in rural areas of Western and northern Uganda to boost people's health through Primary Health Care and treatment of ailments and diseases.
Installing water filters in schools to avail the population with clean and safe water for drinking and domest use
Helping a couple of patients with personal free therapeautic massages to gain their limbs to proper functioning abilities

Teach, Learn, Share

The little that I have,I promise to share and offer it to you

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share my time, my knowledge about the subject at hand as well as my support.
I am a good cook and would love to always prepare something good for my hosts as well as guests.

95% vegetarian

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Cyprus, Georgia, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda

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