Bee-keeping is giving jobs and boosting local economy!
Thanks for your recent generous gift to Combat Malnutrition with Bee-keeping in South Sudan project. Your commitment to help the needy get out of poverty is really appreciated by our trustees.
What is next? Your donation will help buy three wire frames and supply material to produce 25 bee-hives. Once these hives are made, they will be distributed to a new group.
The beneficiaries are very eager to see this project progressing. They need your help to set up new bee-keeping organizations.
After three months a new field report will be posted so you get to know what impact your contribution has help to create, and the changes it has given to women and people in Omilling.
Beekeeping is a rural area economic activity to boost income generation locally.
Thanks for your recent generous gift to Combat Malnutrition with Bee-keeping in South Sudan project. Your commitment to help the needy to get out of poverty is really appreciated by our trustees and those who will benefit most – the children!
Beekeeping is a rural area economic activity that has the potential to stimulate local development, and boost income generations giving the beneficiaries the opportunity to provide them with basic needs, and of their families.
Hope Ofiriha purchased a wax melter, and two (2) wire frames, these assets will be donated to a new beekeeping group in the village.
We wish you a happy new year 2013!
Thanks for your recent generous gift to Combat Malnutrition with Bee-keeping in S. Sudan project. Your committed to help the needy to get out of poverty is really appreciated by our trustees and those will benefit most – the children!
Bee-keeping is important economic activity in rural communities of South Sudan. This activity has helped boost women’s income in Omilling, and the beneficiaries are able to provide for their basic needs. Really good!
HO supplied - two stainless steel smokers, one com cutter, and new 50 beehives to be distributed to new group.
The beneficiaries are very eager to see this project progressing. They need your help to your to set up new bee-keeping organization in Omilling.
While our communities had just started to adjust from the shocks and devastation of prolonged civil war, they were yet met by airstrikes and ground assaults launched against South Sudan in the bordering states by Sudan armed forces and militant allies. This brought more unnecessary displacement, vulnerability, anguish and human suffering.
Life in the South Sudan – Sudan bordering states became unbearable as cost of living steadily skyrocketed. While two nations have signed a deal to promote peaceful coexistence, the impact of recent conflict include Abyei has caused humanitarian needs to the affected people.
We therefore, request our partners to continue their support to Hope Ofiriha and more importantly to the needy and vulnerable groups in the communities. We look forward to working with all of you in 2013.
May I take this opportunity to wish our donors and partners a very happy, peaceful and prosperous New Year 2013!
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Denis Ochanda, held meeting in Omilling, and asked men help their women even if they are not directly benefiting. He said it's important they help to ensure their success in beekeeping sector. Ochanda has 8 years of experience as a beekeeping trainer in rural setting.
The project was established in 2003 with the aim of promoting beekeeping as income generation activity to alleviate poverty in Onura.It is governed by a board of 4 and a group has 50 members of female. The organization focuses its work on environment and income generation through the sale of honey.
From 2009 -to-2010, 250 beehives were hung on Onura Hill, and a number of these have been occupied by bee colonies. 1000 liter of honey have been harvested and sold locally.
The 4 groups’ set-up had 200 beneficiaries in total, 50 beehives were distributed to 25 households, and each received 2 units. A startup capital of $1,250 were also loaned to 25 women (each $50), and several honey harvesting equipments purchased and distributed among the groups.
A total of 250 women have been trained on site in beekeeping, book-keeping, marketing, and group management. Unfortunately, the wild bush fires have burned down 65 hives, 22 hives destroyed by termites, and 18 hives destroyed as they were from wrong type of woods. There are 195 hives, and these have been colonized with bees. 163 beehives are still hung around Onura hill.
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