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  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty

Honey bees

£12.00

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Bees can help people out of poverty, and your gift could go on to give beekeepers a real step up. Oxfam will help provide beekeeping equipment, fund improved hives and train beekeepers in the latest yield-boosting production methods. Beekeepers will also learn marketing skills to earn more from their honey, which can pay for essentials like clothing and school fees.

This gift supports our Making a Living (ML) projects.

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Honey bees

Life is tough in rural Northern Ghana, and farmers like Vivianne Abenigo often struggle to get by. But thanks to some bees, things are changing for the better. Every day used to be a struggle for Vivianne. She often went hungry, her children were underfed and she couldn’t afford the fees to send them to school. But bees have helped turn her life around. She attended an Oxfam field school that taught beekeeping skills, and also supplied the hives, smoke blowers and protective equipment to get her started. Honey production now helps boost her income and she’s even able to save for the future. “Bee farm training was an eye-opener. People now come to buy our honey and we eat it at home. I’m saving for my children’s education. If I earn more I will be able to help others and save more.”

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About this item

Bees can help people out of poverty, and your gift could go on to give beekeepers a real step up. Oxfam will help provide beekeeping equipment, fund improved hives and train beekeepers in the latest yield-boosting production methods. Beekeepers will also learn marketing skills to earn more from their honey, which can pay for essentials like clothing and school fees.

This gift supports our Making a Living (ML) projects.

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All gifts are sent by 1st class post within 2 working days of when you place your order.  An optional delivery contribution of £1.90  per order for deliveries within the UK will be suggested during checkout, to help us cover costs. You can pay the suggested amount, increase or decrease your contribution, or pay nothing at all. You choose.

If you're in a hurry you can also send a gift e-card, at no extra cost, which you can choose to have sent immediately or on a date set by you.

Please note that Oxfam Unwrapped gifts count as a donation, so our no quibble returns policy does not apply, and under Charity Commission rules, we are unable to give you a refund.

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