Gifts of Joy 2021 : The Beekeepers Edition!
"We are the Kirinya Beemasters. We are farmers who are working together and we request your support. We are lacking bee suits and other equipment like modern beehives."
- Atieno Grace, Chairperson of Kirinya Beemasters Cooperative
Our Gifts of Joy Catalog offers many ways to honor the special people in your life. Choose from a variety of impactful gifts, and we’ll send beautiful, personalized cards to your friends letting them know of the life-changing gifts you made in their names. A perfect way to give joy to them and to families in Uganda!
This year, honor friends and loved ones by supporting beekeepers in Uganda.
We are working with the Kirinya Beemasters Cooperative!
Your donation will improve the livelihoods of 375 families (about 3,000 people!) and support the environment through beekeeping.
When you make a donation through the Gifts of Joy catalog you'll be helping the Kirinya Beemasters to improve the quality and quantity of their products, thus increasing their household income, improving their food security and their access to health care and education.
There are many choices ranging in cost from $25-$150.
Bee Hive & Stand... Bee Suit... Honey Press... Boots & Gloves...Candle Making equipment... and more!
Visit the Gifts of Joy catalog to learn more and place your order. If ordering for Christmas, please order by December 19.
"We ask that you assist us so that we can harvest properly, produce quality honey and other products and get them to a bigger market so we can earn money for our families."
-Bernard Ayet, Beemaster, Kirinya Beemasters Cooperative
Meet the Kirinya Beemasters Cooperative
375 members strong, this group is ready to take the next step.
Give Us Wings is working with the Kirinya Beemasters Cooperative and helping them to improve and expand their business. The cooperative has 375 members, the majority of whom are women and youth. They have a Board, a small office, and with Give Us Wings' help, they've developed a strong business plan.
They now need more gear and equipment to take them to the next level-- improving the quality and quantity of their products and thus increasing their household income, improving their food security and their access to health care and education.