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Replication of Women Empowerment through Honey Bee

Overview

The project was funded by Wal-Mart Foundation (USA) in 2011-2012 and its objective was to enhance the income of the target families through honey bee farming and using the earned income for education, health care and food for the children.

Achievements

  • 50 women trained in honey bee farming
  • Imparted value chain development training
  • 250 beehives and production kits distributed
  • Two women business groups formed
  • Support in market linkages
  • Honey brand developed as “K-2 Honey”
  • Income of the beekeepers increased by 25%
  • Enrollment of the children in school increased
  • Involvement of women in decision making increased
  • Decreased dependency
  • Promotion in collective decisions in the community

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