RWANDA: backpacker hut designed by Vana Kevorkian, Erin Dupree, and Faith Johnson

This backpacker’s eco-lodge will be part of a new development with our partners at Empowering Villages in Rwanda that will provide economic stimulus to the rural village of Rubagabaga. The eco-lodge will serve as an exciting destination for travelers passing through the area and will be implemented and run by the local community.

  • Humanitarian Partner: Afritech Energy
  • Sponsor(s): MVE + Partners Architects
  • Location: Several locations throughout Rwanda
  • Designer(s): Vana Kevorkian (architecture), Faith Johnson (Construction), and Erin Dupree (ARCE)
  • Status: Design Complete

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