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Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by Toni Maloney.
We needed more than a map to find Rwanda and Afghanistan in our early days. UN Women was Bpeace’s Lewis & Clark and Christopher Columbus. We are proud to present UN Women with the Bpeace Pioneer Gamechanger Award.
Posted on 17. Aug, 2012 by Toni Maloney.
Among the entrepreneurs who have participated in the Bpeace program for more than one year, the average job growth is 39% and the average revenue growth is 34%!
Posted on 14. Aug, 2012 by Toni Maloney.
Ashley Harden and Ann-Elise Francis are interviewing Rwanda filmmakers to determine whether Bpeace’s brand of business skills coaching can help accelerate the growth of the industry.
Posted on 15. May, 2012 by Toni Maloney.
Since 2004, Bpeacers have logged 1.8 million miles traveling to Afghanistan, Rwanda and El Salvador and have spent 1,321 days in the field on Bpeace expeditions! In the first half of 2012, already 5 Traveling Mentors have flown 25,000 miles to El Salvador.
Posted on 08. Dec, 2011 by Toni Maloney.
Once a year, Bpeace hosts a reunion for all of the past and present Fast Runners in Kabul. Country Director, Soraya Omar, held the annual gathering for 21 business owners from the class of 2004, 2007, and the most recent class that started in 2010. For the first time there were two male Fast Runners among them.
Posted on 26. Nov, 2010 by Toni Maloney.
Dosti balls are made with top-quality synthetic leather, providing superior bounce and shape; they are attractively silk-screened with a dove bird design in the colors of the Afghan flag. Every purchase of a DOSTI soccer ball creates empowerment through employment for the Afghan women who hand-stitch them.
Posted on 15. Nov, 2010 by Toni Maloney.
Khalid says his ice cream parlor offers one flavor–”plain.” It’s really cardamom with rosewater–a flavor so exquisite, that when he demonstrated it to a host company they immediately wanted to add the flavor to their menu.
Posted on 16. Apr, 2007 by Toni Maloney.
Kamela, who now employs 12 people in her Business Development Service consultancy, trained 3,000 people throughout Afghanistan to start businesses in the last year.
Posted on 13. Feb, 2005 by Toni Maloney.
When our Afghan entrepreneurs had their first “aha” moment today, you could measure the ripple of happiness that went through the Kabul mission team.