David Luiz's Holiday in Rwanda
On 22nd Arsenal star David Luiz who is the first Arsenal first-team player to visit Rwanda since the partnership’s launch last season has enjoyed a two-day trip to Rwanda. He experienced Rwanda’s famous hospitality, learned about the country’s rich culture and natural wonders and understood how Rwandans have united to drive the country forward as a leading reformer in Africa. David’s trip was part of Visit Rwanda’s ground-breaking partnership with Arsenal Football Club, which also includes a focus on football development through a unique partnership between Arsenal, the Rwandan Football Federation and the national Ministry of Sports and Culture to develop and nurture local football talent at the grassroots level for girls and boys.
David Luiz visited Singita Kwitonda Lodge in Rwanda’s Northern Province and planted an indigenous tree as part of efforts to reforest areas surrounding the stunning Volcanoes National Park – home to the endangered mountain gorillas. David and his family trekked through the volcanoes to see Rwanda’s mountain gorillas. During the incredible wildlife experience, they learnt about the country’s successful efforts to conserve and protect the gorillas and their habitat.