Led by the international service chairman Sandra Woods the ladies of District 6 of the Inner Wheel are fundraising for Bees Abroad during 2017. A presentation about our work inspired them choose us as their charity. They have set a target to raise £2830 to fund our Bwindi Batwa beekeeping project. The Batwa are a […]
The launch of Michael Badger’s book, Heather Honey: A Comprehensive Guide is a great success and proving very popular with beekeepers and we are delighted to have received over £300 in Royalities so far. You can order your copy from www.bee-craft.com. If you are looking for a special gift, a limited edition of 100, signed […]
During 2015, three of our projects were completed and we adopted ten additional ones, which brings the total registered projects to 30. They are in various stages of development and work on some of the recent registrations begin in 2016. Two long-established projects in Nigeria, Maigana and PFPA, are, temporarily we hope, ‘on-hold’ due to […]
Thank you to everyone who visited our stand at the 2016 Agricultural Shows. We are always delighted to meet our supporters to share progress about our projects abroad. Our range of cosmetics proved very popular indeed, and we are pleased with sales from these and the bespoke knitted goods kindly made and donated by Anne […]
Maiesmore Apiaries are a very valued supporter and in 2014 kindly donated a yellow and black WBC hive as a prize draw at the National Honey Show. If you would like to buy this hive the cost is £475 and £20 is donated to the charity. What you will receive is an assembled WBC hive […]
The Master Wax Chandler, Dr Andrew Mair presenting the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of the City of London, with a gift of beekeeping equipment. We were delighted to be asked by the Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers to provide this gift in return for a donation enabling us to provide a small community with a […]
Liz Bates has written a wonderful article in the magazine BeeCraft, explaining how the migration of honeybees in Kenya is part of the natural rhythm of beekeeping in a region with two rainy seasons. She also demonstrates how, with help from Bees Abroad, these communities are sourcing hive equipment locally, and making valuable products.
In the arid and semi-arid Land of Laikipia County and Parts of Lower Samburu, 900 pastoralist and agro-pastoral households diversify livelihoods and increase their income through Beekeeping. They have learned the value of protecting their environment to improve their honey production, and are now raising their own cuttings and seedlings for their own use.
Thank to everyone who stopped by our stand on Saturday 5th March 2016. We enjoyed our day at Bee Tradex and were delighted to meet many of our supporters. Your next opportunity to meet us and find out more about our projects will be at the BBKA Spring Convention at Harper Adams in April. Our […]