By Honey Care Africa

A Young Woman Dared To Follow Her Dreams Through Hard Work and Determination.

Lilian Achieng Otieno “I graduated class eight in 2007 and there was nothing to be excited about. I would never get to high school, not with my father who had low regard for education and the meager wages that my mother earned from her small businesses. “Determined to make a living for myself, I enrolled […]

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The Social Business in East Africa that is Using Bees and Smartphones to Help Lift Subsistence Farmers Out of Poverty.

By Jonathan Kalan Bees. Specifically, African bees are probably not the first, or even fifth idea, that comes to mind when you think of alleviating poverty. Yet these little insects are causing a buzz by helping thousands of rural farmers in East Africa. For the past twelve years, Kenyan social business Honey Care Africa has […]

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The Bop In Pictures: One Beekeeper, Many Hives in Kenya

Joyce Kavinya Motunga, Kitui district, Kenya, who lives with many of her five children and four grandchildren in a small mud and brick hut in a village on the outskirts of Kitui district, Western Kenya. She’s been beekeeping for more than 10 years and is just one of Honey Care Africa’s 15,000 bee farmers in East […]

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Honey For Money

Kenya has great potential to be a net exporter of honey. Farmers in Siaya have embraced bee keeping as a business. This new venture is helping them increase their incomes and there is potential to start an extraction plant in the region. A partnership between farmers Equity Bank, Kenya Government, Honey Care Africa has provided […]

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Honey Care Africa Ltd., Kenya – Equator Prize 2002 Winner

Honey Care works with many partners and has joint initiatives with international development agencies, the Kenyan government, NGOs and charitable foundations, and micro-enterprise programs. It is involved with a number of other initiatives and individuals and also promotes beekeeping among self-help groups and hobbyists. Its employees spend much of their time in the field, conducting […]