Thanks to Brian from Kenya who helped create this manual.
This session is an introduction to the Beehive. It includes becoming familiar with the content on the Beehive and how to register for access local and global information on the Beehive.
The Kenya Beehive (http://kenya.thebeehive.org) is a community website that gives users access to best-practice information and localized resources on relevant topics.
Topic areas include:
Global content examples include:
Caring for your Baby: http://kenya.thebeehive.org/content/27/1146
How to Write a Resume: http://kenya.thebeehive.org/content/354/570
Livestock and Fish Farming: http://kenya.thebeehive.org/sw/content/36/1242
National content examples include:
Guide to Starting a Business in Kenya: http://kenya.thebeehive.org/content/372/1589
Voting in Kenya: http://kenya.thebeehive.org/content/640/1798
Local content examples include:
Sega Information Centre: http://kenya.thebeehive.org/content/28/1714
Kagwa Self Help Women's Organization: http://kenya.thebeehive.org/content/34/1712
Dominion Group of Farms: http://kenya.thebeehive.org/en/content/34/1710
Please show these pages (and others that you find relevant) to give users some examples of the Kenya Beehive content.
Ask them to browse through the content on their own.
Are there other types of information that they need? You can check if information is already on the site by typing search terms into the "Search box" in the top, right-hand corner of the website.
Ask the users to comment on certain articles. Users should feel free to express their opinions about certain topics that interest them.
If there is content that is missing, ask users to post this on the Beehive or to send an email to Jason Gannett (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Joyce Mwaura (email@example.com). We continually update the content on the site to make it more relevant to our users, but we cannot change content or add new topics unless we know what is missing. Please do not hesitate to contact us.