Richard Ridler – Chairman Richard and his wife Jane, who is a Master Beekeeper, have kept bees for 25 years. Richard was both treasurer and chairman of the Essex Beekeepers’ Association and Jane is currently their education secretary. Richard gained experience of building businesses in developing countries in his career. His range of business and management […]
Faustina is the leader of the Kilimanjaro Association for the Spinally Injured – Women’s Co-operative (mercifully shortened to KASIWOCO). Her beautiful beaming smile and positive attitude belie the fact that she is often in pain and has been in a wheelchair for the last 11 years. She sustained a broken back following a dreadful car accident.
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Veronica joined Bees Abroad in July 2008, and enjoys being part of a great team of folks who are passionate about helping people in small communities of developing countries world wide.
We have an expanding team of experienced beekeepers who work with small communities who require our help. These include: Brian Durk – instrumental in starting the Kom Beekeeping Project in Cameroon in 1997 prior to the setting up of ‘Bees Abroad’. In his time with us he has been Project Manager and Fundraiser. Presently he […]
Pam Gregory’s visit to Northern Sudan pointed up some of the challenges for beekeeping in this region, and in particular selection of the most appropriate Apis species for apiculture. Apis florea (the Asian, or Dwarf Honeybee), is spreading rapidly along the irrigated areas beside the Nile. These wild colonies can provide a small but useful quantity of honey (around ½ kg annually) and beeswax at no cost.
Have you Skills that would be helpful to Bees Abroad? A gift of time is just as important as a gift of money. We are looking for volunteers who could help us in the following ways…
A big thank you to all our volunteers. We couldn’t run our projects without you. Our volunteers play a key role in many aspects of running the Charity. There are many roles performed by a few people, so we are always pleased to hear of people who have skills they can bring to our Charity. […]