United Methodist Committee on Relief

Animal Livestock and Beekeeping

Animal Livestock and Beekeeping

Advance #3020638

#3020638 - Utilizing animal husbandry and beekeeping to improve the community's economy and food security

Annual Goal:$12,300.00
Partner:The UMC, East Africa Annual Conference

Describe the need affecting the community.

Food security. Economic development to reduce poverty. Need for low input and start up costs.

How will this Advance project help to address the need?

Continue to replace traditional bee hives to avoid destruction of bee colonies when the honey is harvested. Identify effective leaders and train them so they can develop the project. Provide animals with high reproductive rates to insure a stable source of animals.

Describe the primary goal of the project.

To provide food security. To reduce poverty with economic development. To train and develop leaders who can continue the impact of the project.

Describe the change you would like to see in the community as a result of this Advance project.

Reduction in malnutrition and hunger. Reduction in poverty. Food security. Stronger leadership.

Budget and Financial Information


Annual Advance Financial Goal
Local Financial Support


Hives and animals
Monitor and Evaluation

Project Contact

Fred Dearing

Global Ministries Contact

Lorrie L. King
(404) 460-7561