Beeyo Maal Blog

Articles about our cooperative, Frankincense resin, oil and how to make sure it is sourced ethically and sustainably.

Welcome to the Beeyo Maal Blog, where we share stories and insights about our journey towards sustainable and fair trade practices in the world of frankincense. We are a women-led cooperative dedicated to reducing gender inequality, protecting the environment, and uplifting the communities that depend on the resin trade. Through this blog, we aim to shed light on the challenges we face, the initiatives we undertake, and the positive impact we strive to create. Join us as we explore the true meaning of sustainable frankincense, transparent trade, and the empowerment of local communities.

My Role as a Beeyo Maal Director

My Role as a Beeyo Maal Director

My role as director: A journey of transformation From my earliest days, I embraced the vital task of cleaning and sorting resins. Formal education was a luxury I couldn't access, but my commitment to this age-old tradition was unwavering, much like my mother and...

Sustainability – A Delicate Balance

Sustainability – A Delicate Balance

Battling Xaare: Protecting Our Trees and Livelihoods Nestled in the heart of Somaliland, a pressing challenge now threatens the cherished frankincense trees, the livelihood of the communities who depend on them, and sustainability: A delicate balance. This adversary...

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