Cookies

Bees for Development respects your right to privacy so the only web cookies this website deploys are those which are strictly necessary for its correct operation and which enhance the experience of our site visitors – no personally identifiable information is collected. If you continue to browse our website we will assume that you are happy with our policy and to receive cookies from our website. If you choose to follow a link to third-party website please be aware that other organisations may have different cookie deployment policies from our own. You can change your cookie preferences in your web browser at any time.

The specialist international beekeeping organisation

Case studies of beekeepers with disabilities

Updated 6th May 2020
For most people in rural Uganda, agriculture is the most likely means of generating income – and for people with physical disabilities, it’s often too labour intensive to be able to manage. Beekeeping is significantly less intensive than growing crops but can still generate good income. Because of this, beekeeping can be an excellent way for people with disabilities to take back some control and become more independent through this new and accessible livelihood opportunity.

Our team has been collecting inspiring stories of beekeepers with disabilities from across Uganda. Our hope is that people with disabilities will see these stories and identify with the daily challenges and constraints these people face, and perhaps they too will be inspired to try keeping bees for themselves. The possibilities are endless!

Read more about this project

email us: info@beesfordevelopment.org or call us in the UK: +44 (0)1600 714848

Bees for Development Trust is the working title of The Troy Trust, Registered Charity 1078803
Registered Address: 1 Agincourt Street, Monmouth, NP25 3DZ, UK
© Bees for Development, all rights reserved