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Posted on 12. Feb, 2013 by Rena Fried.
“I have been successful through continuing to improve my own knowledge and my team’s managerial capacity,” said Bpeace Fast Runner Reshad
Posted on 02. Jan, 2013 by Rena Fried.
Claudia B.M. – Santa Tecla, Food Processing. 80 employees. Claudia is at the helm of a family-owned business that produces packaged spices and ethnic/fruit drink powders. Bpeace volunteers and Traveling Mentors have helped Claudia restructure bank loans, develop new products, improve her packaging, and introduced her to U.S. importers. _________________________________________________________________ Claudia M.P. – Santa Tecla, [...]
Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by Rena Fried.
More than 100 Bpeace Young Professionals and a few over-40 rock stars convened to celebrate the partnership of Bpeace, Blue Marble and the forthcoming documentary, Sweet Dreams
Posted on 12. Jun, 2012 by Rena Fried.
In April 2012, 11 Bpeace Afghan Fast Runners apprenticed on the job at 33 Host Companies in 12 states for the Bpeace Apprentice Road Trip (BART).
Posted on 04. Dec, 2011 by Rena Fried.
Thirty-seven Host Companies opened their doors to 9 Afghan Bpeace Fast Runners for the 2011 Bpeace Apprentice Road Trip (BART), sponsored in part by the U.S. Department of State.
Posted on 02. Sep, 2011 by Rena Fried.
Jerrie describes Inzozi Nziza Ice Cream as an oasis in Butare. “Both the staff and the store’s appearance are welcoming and it is clear that they have worked hard on customer service. It is simply an inviting place to walk into; there is no other place with the same atmosphere in Butare and it is a very positive change.”
Posted on 03. Jun, 2011 by Rena Fried.
A meeting of the minds at Dubai Women’s College with Bpeace members from the U.S. spending the week with 16 Afghan Fast Runners.
Posted on 16. Nov, 2010 by Rena Fried.
Chips are a favorite snack among Afghans yet they only have access to ones imported from Pakistan that are often burnt and can only be purchased in large, open packages. For Sora, who believes that Afghanistan has the best tasting potatoes in the world, this is an opportunity.
Posted on 15. Nov, 2010 by Rena Fried.
In her extended family, Tahera was the first woman to take a job outside of the home. Today, 20 of her female relatives have followed her example and she is the manager of the Balkh Business Development Company.
Posted on 12. Nov, 2010 by Rena Fried.
Zabi’s family construction company, JAC, focuses on schools and clinics because he understands that rebuilding the physical structures in Afghanistan is essential to rebuilding the country and sustaining peace.