Our patrons are very important to us, both in the personal commitments they make to our work, and also as “connectors”, who can get our message out to a broad range of people. Jimmy Doherty, Martha Kearney, Michael Badger, Eric Hiam, Brian Sherriff, Bill Stevens.
Our Programme Manager, Roy Dyche, has just returned from a trip to Zambia’s Southern Province. Thanks to a handsome grant from the Rufford Foundation, a generous gift from Mr Paul Murray and one or two smaller donations from Kent beekeepers’ associations, we were able to launch our project with two women’s co-operatives in Monze District […]
As beekeepers in Britain start to harvest their honey crop, it is interesting to compare the harvesting activities of beekeepers supported by Bees Abroad. We have been partnering with the State of Guernsey and the EMESCO development foundation in a project in the Kibaale district of Uganda.
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. […]
Bees Abroad are proud to be working with a vibrant, local initiative in the Nkhata Bay area of Northern Malawi representing the combined efforts of over 90 beekeeping groups – more than 1000 people – who are taking control of the means to improve their lives.