Background: Akalabai Village Stay (AVS) is a non-profit organization founded by residents of Akalabai Village, Akalabai Parish, Atutur Sub-county in Kumi District. It was formally registered as a Community Based Organization by Kumi District Local Government Community Development Office in August 2017.

The purpose of AVS is to foster opportunities for local people to participate in the tourism industry through community tourism activities in Teso & Karamoja Sub-regions in Uganda and East African region in general

History: Since inception, AVS has hosted and provided tourist services to more than 500 foreign and local tourists. Our activities build on available human capital, skills & cultural heritage.