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Sukau’s Local Naturalist Guides

Sukau’s Local Naturalist Guides

Photo Credits: Green Hotelier

Sukau Rainforest Lodge at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia employs 14 staff, of whom 11 are locals

In September last year; the lodge took on its first local Orang Sungai naturalist guides, Jaini Ahmad and Sugiman Sugiat joined the lodge as general workers in 1996 and 1999 respectively. Neither could speak English when they arrived but with in-house training and courses in English, they were able to upgrade their skills before undertaking a three-week course on nature guiding in Kota Kinabalu.

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