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

Bee Keeping

Traditional honey was collected from wild bees in forests. it has become very popular with many people and this has necessitated the improvement in ways of rearing bees. Bees are kept mainly for its high energy food. Sweetener for beverage and soft drinks for medical use. It is used to dress fresh wounds. The honeycomb and the bees wax are said to earn money for farmers are also kept for plant populations in this business of bee keeping which has been their economic activity and there has been a lot of development because of the bees keeping. The government is helping them financially and this makes their work easier.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mara, Musoma, Tanzania
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