Archive for '9. El Salvador'
Posted on 26. Feb, 2013 by Ashley Harden.
“Salvadorans need permanent jobs and I want to create them,” said business owner Claudia Barriere to Bpeace Young Professionals at an event at Sutherland law firm in New York City. Claudia believes with secure employment people can begin to develop their lives and reduce gang violence in El Salvador.
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. Nov, 2012 by Mary Stycos.
Salvadorians are the nicest people: I was convinced of it after spending a week with the Carymar family in El Salvador as a Bpeace Traveling Mentor. Visiting in person allowed me to identify three areas for Carymar to focus on to increase their sales.
Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by Russell Morley.
Alcides and his family warmly welcomed me to El Salvador and into their business--Helados Cremosa, an ice cream and popsicle manufacturing company.
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 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 01. Apr, 2012 by Bpeace.
Tim Worthington, plastics manufacturing and engineering specialist, has set foot in over 1,000 mold shops throughout his career but described his experience with Salvadoran plastic mold company Acoopimold as “unique and unparalleled.”