The relief of poverty in any part of the world through beekeeping.

Subscribe to our newsletter



We promote beekeeping to combat poverty because communities can build a sustainable, resilient enterprise to improve their quality of life. We conserve and maintain the environment for people with bees.



Richard & Jane Ridler visit Uganda

On arrival in Uganda, we met Shaun from, a social enterprise working with local beekeepers to make and sell ...
Read More

INTO Giving – funds beekeeping in Odogbolu district, Nigeria

INTO Giving Funds Bees Abroad’s School Beekeeping Project in Nigeria INTO Giving is an exemplary charity that supports humanitarian and community ...
Read More

United Nations funds beekeeping in Nigeria

The United Nations Staff 1% Development Fund has awarded a grant to a new beekeeping training centre at Zamfarawa in ...
Read More

Visit to Kenya by Abdul Miah

When the chance arose to travel to Kenya and document the DIFD funded Bees abroad project, it was an opportunity ...
Read More

From Uganda

Stuart Andrews and Roy Dyche will be visiting our project in Hoima, Uganda at the end of April, and you ...
Read More

Project Manager in Uganda

Dave Bonner has recently been visiting our project in Mbale.  He kept a blog to record activities whilst he was ...
Read More

Blog from Kenya

John and Mary Home returned recently from projects in Kenya to relieve poverty through beekeeping. Whilst they were there, they ...
Read More

Blog from Cameroon

Read Jo Hiscox's blog to get a fascinating insight into how our project leaders support beekeepers, and see the impact ...
Read More


Every penny raised will help people in developing countries gain a skill for life. There are several ways to give: via PayPal, Just Giving or Virgin Money Giving.



Welcome to Bees Abroad

We are UK beekeepers and supporters who work as volunteers worldwide to reduce poverty. We work with overseas partners to equip low-income communities with beekeeping skills to generate income, improve their environment and crops through pollination, and learn the necessary business skills to make their enterprises sustainable and profitable.


We work with low-income communities to develop sustainable beekeeping enterprises which give people the money needed to pay for necessities such as their children’s education. Continue reading “Communities”

Skills-based training

We provide beekeeping training in schools and colleges for both students and teachers. This provides young people with the necessary skills for sustainable and independent income-generation in adulthood. Continue reading “Skills-based training”

Apply for support

If you belong to a local group that would like to learn beekeeping skills to help reduce poverty, and if you are happy to use sustainable and affordable technologies, please contact us and see if we can help you. Continue reading “Apply for support”

“Bees Abroad ask for nothing from us, they just bring their expertise to help us” (Village Elder, Akwaya village, Cameroon Rain Forest)”

Donate now – help us to help them


Here we work in the Akwaya region in the very remote rainforests helping subsistence farmers to learn skills needed to use top bar hives and to build a honey co-operative to sell their honey.

Continue reading “Cameroon”


Families in over 1000 communities, have received training in the skills needed to create a sustainable livelihood from beekeeping. We have projects in Laikipia County, Cheptebo, Kirinyaga and Kishimourak. Continue reading “Kenya”


Our longest running project is in Nkhata Bay, Northern Malawi. Learn more about our village based system of ten trainers who have each trained 100 beekeepers.
Continue reading “Malawi”


A challenging country where we have built and now manage a beekeeping network. The local skilled Ljebu Ode Beekeepers deliver a sustained quality service across South West Nigeria.
Continue reading “Nigeria”

Sierra Leone

Our most recent project is in the Barri Chiefdom villages of Korigboma, Mano, Makka, Semabu, and Taninahun where we will achieve sustainable beekeeping across five very remote villages. We look forward to the villagers seeing their first honey harvest in late 2017.
Continue reading “Sierra Leone”


Learn more about our project in the region of Mwanza in the villages of Kayenze and Malay. And our work in the Western region of Tabora in the village of Uyogo
Continue reading “Tanzania”


Working with young people in Bandaman Senior High School, Cashew farmers in Brong Ahafo in the East and subsistence framers in Karimenga village in the Northern Ghana.
Continue reading “Ghana”