Bee Smart. Funfantastic feeding for our honey bees. An edutainment program to delight all school goers. What better way to nurture your local honey bees than have every child enjoy the experience of feeding them, knowing why they are feeding them, and just how precious and important honey bees are to our world, and our future. Their future.
The Bee Smart schools program is part of our seed program to get more bee food out there! Grow-Nuts bee food in funky wild flower seed bombs for kids. Open it, throw it and grow it! At school or at home, throwing has never been more fun! Our seed bombs are just one part of an exciting line up that is designed to entrench awareness and sustain it. Through an edutainment show children are entertained with a performance dance and song routine about our honey bees, fun and memorable, while sharing critical information about the key role of honey bees in our lives.
Starting in the Western Cape the program will launch in the Elgin Valley to 40 schools in 20 days! The first schools to shout out “WE ARE BEE SMART!” Rolling out to 1360 more schools to buzz the lives of over 73000 more kids is buzzy business, and all privately sponsored. So if you are keen on bees, want to be the bees knees, please join the fun and let your dollars run! The more funds we raise the more schools we can visit, the more bombs for bees we can throw here, there and everywhere.
Interested in sponsoring or hosting the Bee Smart program at your school? Contact us and lets get bombing for the bees!
GIVING BACK TO BEEKEEPING
As part of this program The Bee Effect is making a donation per child to African Honey Bee.
- African Honey Bee runs a program that “enables families from severely disadvantaged rural communities to build sustainable micro-beekeeping businesses – producing raw honey using environmentally-friendly and ethical beekeeping practices.”
- In the last two years they have trained 1500 people, mainly in Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal areas at this time. So far 600 of these beekeepers (and their families) are actively keeping bees and many have started producing and selling honey.
- African Honey Bee are doing fantastic work in developing the beekeeping industry.
Rural Job Opportunities
A GoFundMe campaign has been created to raise monies to kickstart the shows development and launch it into the 40 schools in the Western Province of South Africa, with a view to calling on corporate social responsibility support to roll it out to the rest of the schools in SA. Once the full program has been developed and procedure blueprinted, the program will be available to any country to activate in their schools. Scripts, music, costume designs, designs for print, social media & giveaways materials, the works. BEE SMART is for every Bee-Smart school in the world.
A feast of fun for kids and glorious food for our honey bees.
More about the launch program here. Bee Smart Schools Program_The Bee Effect_Dec 2018