Kom ErBij

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The current delicate situation with bees and their rapid population decline has led us to develop a project that will reduce their endangered status, as they are extremely beneficial to the planet. Kom ErBij is working alongside Leger Des Heils otherwise known as “The Salvation Army”, an international organization with over 50 offices across the Netherlands.

In cooperation with Leger Des Heils, we aim to reintegrate unemployed individuals by providing vocational rehabilitation. By setting up and maintaining beehives and using the money to make a small profit we intend to develop both the social and business skills which will help start the process of reintegration into the working population. With Leger Des Heils having a widespead presence across the Netherlands it is our intention to expand our project to more locations for a greater impact. Therefore we need the first tryout to be a success. To ensure we were prepared for the beekeeping itself we have studied the complete process of beekeeping and met up with a bee specialist who shared his expertise, guiding us step by step through different techniques. We also organized our project, signed our potential managers up to a beekeeping course in order for them to receive a formal education on the detailed process which will help to prevent avoidable mistakes and make for an effective and well-run business.

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Kom ErBij is working alongside Leger Des Heils otherwise known as “The Salvation Army”, an international organization with over 50 offices across the Netherlands. In cooperation with Leger Des Heils, we aim to reintegrate unemployed individuals by providing vocational rehabilitation. By setting up and maintaining beehives and using the money to make a small profit we intend to develop both the social and business skills which will help start the process of reintegration into the working population. With Leger Des Heils having a widespead presence across the Netherlands it is our intention to expand our project to more locations for a greater impact. Therefore we need the first tryout to be a success. To ensure we were prepared for the beekeeping itself we have studied the complete process of beekeeping and met up with a bee specialist who shared his expertise, guiding us step by step through different techniques. We also organized our project, signed our potential managers up to a beekeeping course in order for them to receive a formal education on the detailed process which will help to prevent avoidable mistakes and make for an effective and well-run business.

Now that reached the stage of the actual beekeeping itself. We have found a location in Utrecht and keeping bees at de Lunetten. In the coming months we will continue with our work by focusing on selling our honey in the 50/50 store in Utrecht. We will also be working on the planned expansion within the salvation army next year.
If you, too see the great potential of this project, get involved. We are still in the process of retaining the remaining funds.


 

Our bank details are:
ST ENACTUS UNIVERSITY
NL09 ABNA 0489 1168 84
If you want to find a more specific outline of our project idea, have a look at our Project Kom ErBij Business Plan.

Thank you for your support!