Kadyalunda Apiculture Project
Project Launch: 9-13-19
The Kadyalunda Community Based Organisation (CBO), founded in 2015, aims to launch a beekeeping project in Balaka, Malawi. A number of trainings will equip community members with bee keeping (apiculture) skills. The 80 participants, including 60 school-aged orphans and 20 caretakers, will then harvest honey and make candles. By selling these products, participants will be able to generate income to support the basic needs of their households and communities.
Project Update: 1-23-20
The Kadyalunda Community Based Organization (CBO) through the Kadyalunda Apiculture Project has successfully completed training of all its 30 members in beekeeping, covering Beehive production and hanging, colonization procedures, harvesting, and processing. After the training, 30 bee hives were procured and set up. Out of these, 23 beehives have since been colonized representing 76.7% occupation rate showing that the training was also very successful. The project has increased the attention of community members who also want to join the group. The production of home made candles will start after harvesting of honey has started where wax will be generated as raw materials.