Rwanda

The Umutara School for the Deaf is located in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. It is a boarding school for children who suffer from hearing loss.

It teaches the National Curriculum and also trains the students in practical skills so they can earn a living when they leave school.

The school want beekeeping to be one of these skills. The whole school is receiving teaching about bees, older students are learning to manage the hives. Members of the community and staff are also part of the project.

Partnership Manager: Dawn Williamson & Paul Bloch
dawn_williamson@beesabroad.org.uk

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This project is based at the Kabarore Apiculture Development Cooperative – a community group of twenty beekeepers based in the village of Rimbogo, Kabarore, in the Eastern Province of Rwanda.

The beekeepers are all subsistence farmers with small plots of land. They grow maize, cassava, fruit and vegetables.

Partnership Manager: Dawn Williamson & Paul Bloch
dawn_williamson@beesabroad.org.uk

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The Mwogo Vocational College and community beekeeping project is based in Mwogo, Bugesera District, Rwanda.

This project is a cooperative effort between Bees Abroad and the Point Foundation.

We are training teachers, 24 students from the vocational school and a further 8 young people with physical and learning disabilities who are each supported by a member of their family.

Partnership Manager: Dawn Williamson & Paul Bloch
dawn_williamson@beesabroad.org.uk

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