Explore the green and fertile Mount Elgon nature. Discover caves, waterfalls and the tasty Sipi Arabica coffee. Immerse yourself in the daily life and culture of the Sebei people. Learn about popular farming methods and the history of this Kalenjin tribe. The hospitality and friendliness of the Sebei people will create lasting memories!
Our activities and services are inspired by four pillars:
Connect & care: We love to connect with our guests – from heart to heart – and with a generous smile. Cleanliness is an important focus. We continuously strive to improve our services & skills and value feedback. We are happy if our guests can ultimately relax!
Live healthy: Located on a green and spacious compound with spectacular views, fresh mountain air and singing birds. Our home-style food is tasty and healthy. Sports & leisure opportunities are plenty. Therefore, the perfect environment to enjoy a healthy life!
Explore nature: We are proud of the natural and cultural beauty of Sebei (Mount Elgon) region. Our hikes and cultural tours let you experience how the Sebei people (used to) live and what matters to them. Hospitality is an important value in Sebei society. It is easyto make new friends in the surrounding community.
Boost community impact: We create avenues for knowledge sharing and meaningful Community impact, with passion for sports, nature and culture as the connecting factors. We strive for both social and economic impact.
DAILY ACTIVITIES/GUIDED TOURS:
The guesthouse is located on the lush flanks of Mount Elgon, Eastern Uganda. Its panoramic views, healthy home-style meals and leisure opportunities provide you with ultimate relaxation and the perfect getaway from your hectic, modern life.
For this retreat we take a minimum of 4 guest and a maximum of 10, depending on the room arrangements. Our guesthouse can however take a maximum of 23 guests, perfect if you want to bring a group of your own.
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HIGHLIGHTS & BENEFITS
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/RETREAT LEADER/ORGANISER:
Head organiser Daan Oxener is a sports and tourism entrepreneur who is developing Home of Friends into a social business that supports:
1. Talent development of vulnerable youth in Kapchorwa communities through sports.
2. Business and job creation in sports and tourism for the whole Mount Elgon region.
Daan holds a master in business administration and strategic human resource management and has extensive experience as a consultant in the (Dutch) organization sector. Daan’s passion is to coach youth and professionals to higher levels of self-esteem and success in life.