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Feliciana Martin’s family received honeybees from Heifer. The gift of honeybees has changed their lives forever.

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Frequent Flyers

Frequent Flyers

A honeybee can fly approximately 15 miles per hour, flapping its wings about 11,000 times per minute. That's what creates their signature "buzzing" sound.

Food for Life

Food for Life

Honey is the only food that includes all the essential elements necessary to sustain life, including enzymes, vitamins, minerals and even water. Its unique chemical makeup also allows it to be preserved indefinitely.

Great Dancers

Great Dancers

Worker bees use different patterns of "dancing" to communicate to each other about where food or other resources are located in relation to the hive.

Constant Providers

Constant Providers

Many farmers that keep bees are able to harvest honey during the non-growing season to earn extra income, producing 60 pounds or more of honey each year.

Farmers’ Helpers

Farmers’ Helpers

In the process of searching for nectar, bees pollinate plants. The placement of a single colony can potentially double local fruit and vegetable yields.

Ancient Beekeepers

Ancient Beekeepers

The ancient Mayans believed that bees were part of the hills or mountains and thus an important part of agricultural success of the area. Some cultures subscribe to this belief today.

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Feliciana Martin
Tuiboch Village, Guatemala
Feliciana Martin
Tuiboch Village, Guatemala