Blessed Bee for Life
Makes hive tools for farmers, teaches beekeeping and assists them to gain market access for their honey.
Blessed Bee for Life promotes modern beekeeping techniques by providing training in beekeeping, tree planting and the production of honey, wax and propolis, explicitly targeting the rural poor. The enterprise also promotes waste management during the training sessions, as sawdust from the construction of the hives is used as bio-fuel. The enterprise operates in rural Uganda. It aims to improve the livelihoods of the members of local communities by establishing new business collaborations and creating job opportunities.
Blessed Bee for Life introduces farmers to modern beekeeping techniques, promoting the production of sustainable honey in the local community.
Yumbe District Farmers’ Association mobilises farmers to participate in the training sessions and promotes beekeeping as a new source of household income.
Kakwa Beekeepers is a cooperation of local beekeepers that use the modern honey production and hive-building technology.
The 2013 SEED Awards in Ethiopia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda are supported by the European Union, which is made up of 28 Member States who have decided to gradually link together their know-how, resources and destinies.