International Day of Rural Women

Friday 15th, October was the International Day of Rural Women with the theme “Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All.”

Women’s Group in Nyamkolechiwa on Kome Island Preparing to Hang Hives in their New Apiary. Photo: Bhatendi

Bees Abroad want to celebrate and recognise the critical role and contribution of rural women, in enhancing development and improving food security. Through our Beekeepers for Life Campaign we are working closely with incredible rural women in countries across Africa. Supporting them in their increasingly influential roles. Helping women to build the local infrastructure, to increase resilience, food security, and nutrition through beekeeping.

The Hive Shop of the Hive Mamas of Tanzania. Photo: Rachel Monger

 

 

 

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