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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019

From Tuesday noon 3 December to Tuesday noon 10 December.

During this time, the value of your donation will be matched, through The Big Give, doubling the impact of your support. With your help we are making a big difference in the Amhara region, and want to bring this approach to other parts of the country to help more people like Mulu.

Mulu Abeje started keeping bees after being selected for a Bees for Development course in 2015, at a time when he was struggling to provide for his family. He'd grown up without an education, which left only poorly paid labouring as an option for him to earn a living. 

We caught up with Mulu just recently. He says he currently has several hives that are occupied by bees and he is able to harvest honey. He is happy that the bees now pay for all his household keeping, and help him send his children to school for the education that he never had himself.

He has two "learner beekeeper" followers and teaches them how to keep bees. They have their own hives now, which Mulu says will not be harvested this year, but should be by next year. The followers are very happy with Mulu teaching them and being available for their questions.

Please donate from noon on Tuesday 3rd December. Click here to read more.

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