Posted on 11. Apr, 2009 by Phyllis Rosen.
I spent time with salon owners Harriet and Jeanne, and we came up with a big change to benefit their customers: regular appointments with favorite stylists.
Posted on 08. Nov, 2008 by Stephen Kulovits.
“We need customer service!” Everywhere I go in Rwanda, that’s what I hear. All of our Fast Runners clamor for assistance in customer service training for their employees.
Posted on 20. Sep, 2008 by Barbara Bylenga.
Bpeace Fast Runners Jeanne and Sylvie have a dream: The Beauty School of Rwanda, a first of its kind vocational school bringing a future to the youth of Rwanda.
Posted on 11. Jan, 2008 by Kate Buggeln.
Building a brand requires a marketing strategy. The Action Marketing Team, a pop-up group of marketers, transformed the face of our Rwandan Fast Runners’ businesses
Posted on 11. Nov, 2007 by Bpeace.
Fifteen Afghan Fast Runners arrived in Dubai for the Bpeace Apprentice Road Trip. They will be taking business classes and going on site visits.
Posted on 15. Sep, 2007 by Kate Buggeln.
Our first corporate sponsor is traveling with us! Regis Corporation, one of the U.S.’s largest operators of beauty salons and retail stores, is training Bpeace’s salon owners.
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 11. Jan, 2007 by Barbara Bylenga.
Back in Rwanda by critical acclaim, Sabra held court at Richard’s office. She met with Associates to review finances and discuss how, as she says, “the numbers tell the story.”
Posted on 11. Dec, 2006 by Kate Buggeln.
Our mission: opening our Fast Runners’ new co-operative store called Rainbow Artisans; it’s the first all-female owned cooperative in Kabul.
Posted on 13. Jul, 2006 by Kate Buggeln.
Athena and Kate met with the Bpeace Fast Runners involved in the Rainbow Artisans cooperative. We worked with 12 Associates on their strategic and development plans.
Posted on 11. May, 2006 by Bpeace.
Most of the women have clear visions for where they want their businesses to be in the future. Now it’s our role to help them get there.
Posted on 14. Apr, 2006 by Toni Maloney.
We started asking the Associates, “What’s new? What’s happened since we last caught up?” To hear all the progress in one sitting made the Bpeacers feel terrific.
Posted on 14. Dec, 2005 by Kate Buggeln.
This message of empowerment from two of Bpeace’s members, fitness gurus Jeff and Julie Castaldo, has a whole different meaning here in Afghanistan.
Posted on 25. Sep, 2005 by Bpeace.
The goat stew and the savory “bananas” are excellent. There we bright sun and low humidity during the day and the flowers are blooming and the evening air is so lovely.
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.