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Silvia Butti

Barbara Ripamonti is the Manager. She was born in Milano Italy in 1973
and speaks English and Italian.

After finishing her studies she worked as an Accountant
but decided that city life was not for her so she decided to travel
and experience different cultures.

She came to Africa in 2000 and worked in Southern Africa for several years.
Later she managed a hotel in Jamaica before returning to Africa
to work at Selous Impala where she loves the Selous Game Reserve
and feels that its amazing how the simple, natural world can give her so much
– she never wants to leave!

Silvia Butti, Assistant Manager, was born in Milan in1978.
She worked several years for a famous Italian fashion company before I deciding to spend time following her passion for Africa and its wildlife.
She attended a course in South Africa and gained Level 1 in guiding with FGASA.
This is her first working experience in the bush and she loves it!

Selous Impala Staff June 2013

Most of the Staff at Selous Impala have obtained certificates in the PADI course for Emergency First Response.

These are the people who will look after you, preparing your tents, working in the kitchen, taking you on the river and on game drives:

Gerard Willy
Saidi Salumu Toboke
Denis Mchopa

Gerhard Willy - Driver and guide

Saidi Salumu Toboke - boat driver

Dennis Mchopa - Driver and guide

Ezra Liomo
Emmanuel Evarist Kimario
Rajabu Mussa Makombozi

Ezra A. Liomo, guide

Emmanuel Evarist Kimario - driver

Rajabu Musa Makombozi - driver

Khalidi Mtile
Omari Ally Mahanja
Victor Mbepera

Khalidi Mtile - driver

Omari Ally Mahanja - Guide

Victor Mbepera - Driver

Faidha Ally
Victor Mafuta
Andrew Singinika

Faidha Ally - boat driver

Victor Mafuta - Driver

Andrew Singinika - Guide

Moshi Hamisi
Charles Kirway
Mohammed Malim Abdullah

Moshi Hamisi, Boat Driver

Charles Kirway - guide

Mohammed Malim Abdullah, chef

Hassan Zuberi
Alban Augustine Mutui
David William Gore

Hassan Zuberi - flycamp staff and Tent Attendant

Alban Augustine Mutui, waiter

David William Gore, waiter

Kafuto Kayaga
Evans Mmochi

Kafuto Kayaga, waiter

Evans Aloyce Mmochi - Waiter

Jaffer Mohamed - Waiter

Pascal Packsens
Sepa Abdallah, chef

Pascal Packsens, Chef

Sepa Abdallah, chef

Boaz Samwle Masangaulila
Maiko Shomet

Boaz Samwele Masanagulila, kitchen

Maiko Shomet, Staff Cook

Salum Mwezegule

Omari Ndete
Sam Makubi

Omari Ndete - Maintenance

Sam Makubi - Tent Attendant

Robert Masanagulila - Tent Attendant

Raphael Pius
Abdallah Kisamvu
Nelson Issa Masenyengu

Raphael Pius - Laundry

Abdallah Kisamvu - dishwasher

Nelson Issa Masenyengu, laundry

Frederick Gore

Hamisi Kutoka
Sultani Ali Mfumbili

Frederick Gore - Tent Attendant

Hamisi Suko, Gardener

Sultani Ali Mfumlbili, gardener and groundsman

Mohamed Mtagalala
Leonard Garusi

Kassim, Storekeeper

Mohamed Mtagalala, Carpenter

Leonard Garusi - Mechanic

Frank Kisongo Panda Askari
Frank Kisongo Panda
Impala Masaai
Masaai Lukwa
Lukuwa Malau

Frank Mlama
Frank Mlama

Emmanuel Rejua
Emmanuel Rejua
Masaai Ismail
Esmail Mwesongo
Yakobo Kaunda
Yakobo Kaunda
Lumpeni Kimais
Lumpeni Kimais

Maasai Askaris escort you around the camp, always on the lookout for any animals

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