Kayonza Eco Lodge, located within the Women’s Opportunity Centre (WOC) in Kayonza – Eastern Province of Rwanda, is an exciting social enterprise and the perfect place to discover rural Rwanda. The Centre was constructed by bricks made by KATWICO a woman brick making cooperative from the area (trained by Women for Women International) and offers a captivating location to experience rural Rwanda, volunteer on community projects with the women and take in the stunning scenery, all while enjoying fabulous local hospitality. It also serves as a women’s social hub, providing a variety of facilities – where women can come to together and engage in different community and economic empowerment activities.
The Lodge is ecotourism-friendly – featuring solar power and water heating systems, rainwater harvesting and composting toilets, making it a unique vacation stopover, en-route to Akagera National Park & Muhazi Scenic Lake. The WOC as a whole is an inspiring example of cooperation and diversity – providing training and income generating opportunities as means of supporting women, helping their families and improving their communities.
Safari Tents – Our stunning eco – friendly canvas tents provide you with a spectacular view of the women’s Njgama valley farm. Each tent is en-suite and equipped with a beautiful queen sized bed, wardrobe, desk and chair and mosquito net. The Safari Tents are perfect for weekend city breaks and feature composting toilets and a solar heated water supply for the shower.