Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Honey For Money And Bees For Free

Ten years ago,Amoti started as a small farmer with about three(3) traditional hives poducing on average 6 kgs of honey per year with each harvest yield of 3 kgs. he then underwen a national training of trainers programme which was organised and sponsored by the ministry of Agriculture (Entomology Department)thereafter he became involved in service provision(training) in beekeeping among the locals communities with the assistance from the ministry of agriculture.Amori got the opportunity to interact with NGOs and other international and local funding agencies (USAID,FAO and the District Farmers Association)that helped him to expand his apiary by acquiring the improved hives(Top Bar Hives) today Amori boasts of having acquired a permanent house paid school fees for his children and he is able to save from his annual income


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Gvernment

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Bulema-sub-location, Butula-busia, Kenya
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