#worldbeeday

What is UN World Bee Day?

WBD is a day to raise awareness on the essential role bees and other pollinators play in keeping people and the planet healthy. This day provides an opportunity for us to promote actions that will:

Protect and enhance pollinators and their habitats, improving their abundance and diversity.

Support the sustainable development of beekeeping, which is successfully alleviating poverty through Bees Abroad projects across the world.

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Give a gift for World Bee Day

We invited individuals, beekeeping groups, businesses, schools and colleges all over the country to join in the celebrations by organising local events around World Bee Day to raise funds for Bees Abroad WBD projects. Together we are improving livelihoods for economically and environmentally disadvantaged communities across rural Africa. You can still add your support in 2 easy steps:

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CHOOSE A PROJECT

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SPONSOR A PROJECT

Your support will help will help rural communities in Africa build resilient livelihoods through beekeeping. It will fund the training, support and essential beekeeping equipment necessary to provide sustainable on-gong incremental family income from the sale of honey and other products of the hive. By supporting a project, you will become part of the story of beekeepers making a difference in their communities.

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Bees Abroad would like to thank the following companies for supporting World Bee Day 2022

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Quince Honey Farm

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United Nations Sustainable goals

Organisations are invited to fund 25% or more of a project and receive regular news updates for use in their newsletter, social media etc.

United Nations sustainable goals and how Bees Abroad meets them

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Projects are for groups in the poorest rural communities in East and West Africa

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Household nutrition is improved. Crop yields are increased by improved honey bee pollination.

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Income from the sale of honey is used to buy medicines. Honey and other hive products themselves have medicinal uses

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Participants learn tailoring to make bee suits & carpentry to make bee hives. Income from honey is used to pay school fees

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Choose to support an all women group. Historically beekeeping was a male preserve. Beekeeping provides women with their own source of income to spend as they choose

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Sale of honey increases household income by 20%. Income is sustainable. Income from the sale of honey is invested in further income generating activities

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New sources of nectar are planted for bees to forage Beekeepers encourage local conservation. We only use locally sourced wood for hives.

Choose Your Project

Organisations are invited to fund 25% or more of a project and receive regular news updates for use in their newsletter, social media etc.

Sierra Leone / Gbense

We have been in SL since 2017. It’s time to expand our presence with a second training and support hub. Budget cost to establish hub, train and equip first group of 30 households £10, 000. Just ask info@beesabroad.org.uk for more details.

Ghana

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Uganda / Kasese

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Sierra Leone / Farmers on Crutches

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