News from Bees Abroad

The latest from our project managers and other volunteers

We already have some Bees Abroad runners and we would love to make this a bigger team effort! Maybe you would like to run… or maybe you know someone you could encourage (and sponsor) to run.

Annual Review 2021

Click on the photo above to read about the record-breaking year we had!

The 2022 TCS London Marathon on Sunday 2 October is set to be a fantastic spectacle, with 50,000 people taking part on the central London course and up to 40,000 more taking part all around the globe in the virtual event. Participants in the virtual TCS London Marathon will again have 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 … Continue reading Run for Bees Abroad in the VIRTUAL 2022 TCS London Marathon!

Beekeepers for Life is a Bees Abroad membership initiative working to empower women, to  earn a sustainable income, through beekeeping. From just £3 a month, you can help educate, train and support women to become skilled beekeepers, trainers, community leaders, and entrepreneurs. Become a Beekeeper for Life member before 31st January, for a chance to … Continue reading Help to empower women and create Beekeepers for Life

What is your favourite honey recipe? To celebrate our Beekeepers for Life Big Give Christmas Challenge, we are offering you a chance to win a Lunchbag designed by Poppy Treffry. How to enter Share your favourite recipe using honey on Facebook and Instagram and tag #beesabroad Or email your recipe to us here. For an … Continue reading It’s time to enter the big Honey Christmas Draw

On this day, 650 years ago, November 14, 1371 Edward III (King of England) appointed Walter le Rede and John Pope the first overseers of the Wax Chandlers Mystery (Craft Guild).

COP26 Development Action with Bees Abroad - Bees Abroad are delighted to share that on his recent visit to the Vatican in the lead up to COP26, The Archbishop of Canterbury presented Pope Francis with a gift, supporting the Jikomboe Women’s Beekeeping project on Kome Island, Tanzania.

The Big Give

This year we are so excited to be taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign. We will be raising support for Beekeepers for Life, our campaign to empower women across Africa through beekeeping. We are excited about the potential with donations doubled, to raise funds to empower many more women.

Welcome to our 2020 Annual Report Thank you for your interest in Bees Abroad. We hope you enjoy reading about our project work and find this publication engaging and informative. We strive to improve the way we communicate with our supporters; we would value your feedback about this publication. Our Mission Our focus is the … Continue reading Annual Project Report 2020

A remarkable story from Christine Ryumugabe about how beekeeping, supported by Bees Abroad, is changing lives of the Jireh women in Kisoro District, Western Uganda.  

Building our success over 21 years of Beekeeping, we know that Beekeeping changes lives. It enables women in the rural communities they work with to learn new skills and earn a sustainable income to pay for education, feed their families, and pay for medical services.   Read Jan Ridler's article about her work in Uganda and how it is changing lives.

The UK beekeeping community and the BBKA encourage beekeeping among young people through activities such as the BBKA’s Bees in the Curriculum programme, the development of the Stoneleigh apiary for schools and support for the annual International Meeting of Young Beekeepers. Counties and branches also welcome young people. In this article from the August 2020 … Continue reading Celebrating International Youth Day