Lets Learn beekeeping

Nominated 2023

Country: Croatia

Region: Lika-Senj County, Požega-Slavonia County, Zagreb County

Sector: Civil Society / Social Economy

Fields of action: Unemployment, Adult education, Offender support

Project owner: Hrvatska Udruga Pčelara (HUP) Pčelinjak; Croatian Beekeepers Association

Responsible person: Dražen Jerman

Website: Weblink

What is it about?

The main project goal is to introduce inmates and prisoners with beekeeping activities. Projects are placed in prisons and jails in Croatia. Educational activities include beekeeping school, beehive placements where prisoners gain new knowlege and practical skills. Through this project participants will activlaly organize their free times. It has been scientifically proven that beekiping activities positively influence psychophysical conditions of participants engaged in such projects. Therefore, this project will contribute inmates' socialisation, humanisation, and return to civilization.