The mission of Bees Without Borders is to educate and train impoverished individuals and communities
in beekeeping skills and the value of beekeeping for poverty alleviation.
Bees Without Borders is the brainchild of Andrew Cote.Through the U.S. State Department’s USAID,
Andrew volunteered to go to Iraq for the summer of 2005 to assist Iraqi beekeepers.
In 2007 he spent the summer in the Niger Delta teaching beekeeping. He spent January of 2008 in Kerala and
Tamil Nadu in southern India , bring beekeeping skills to a small village cooperative.
In 2010, Bees Without Borders traveled to Fiji , Ecuador and Haiti to work with local beekeepers.
In January 2012, Andrew and Bees Without Borders traveled to Kenya.
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