With the recent cycle of droughts and the ever-expanding borders of national parks and hunting grounds, the Maasai finding their traditional cattle herding no longer economically viable to sustain their livelihood.
The Maasai appreciate the wildlife around them and opportunity that it brings to Tanzania. They know it is imperative to strike a balance.
Neema Mrina and Jacline Leshabari, from the Beekeeping Training institute in Tabora, have come to teach and train our women's group.
In the average boma, family groups include several generations all living together.
Bomas are scattered throughout a wide area. The dedicated women that work for Maasai Honey can walk over an hour to get to the project.
Maasai Honey founder, Krysten Eriscson, focuses a lot of attention on the education of girls, who typically only receive a primary school education.
Late for class at the Ololosokwan Primary School.
The math class at the Ololosokwan Primary School.
Inside the math class building.
Two of the primary school teachers.
Saing'eu Mol is a Unversity educated native of Ololosokwan that helps the ladies manage Maasai Honey.
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Maasai Honey is a beekeeping project located on the eastern border of the Serengeti National Park in the small village of Ololosokwan. We hope to teach the local Maasai women how to harvest honey as a means to introduce a sustainable income generating project.