• HEATING UP EL SALVADOR WITH POPSICLES

    Alcides (center) is the motivated CEO of a family ice cream business. He welcomed a Bpeace Traveling Mentor who shared how to produce products that melted slower, tasted better and were made with lower-cost ingredients. Now Alcides savors 50% more sales, and 38% more employees.
  • 22 AFGHAN WOMEN MAKE KITCHEN EQUIPMENT

    Latifa and her brother operate Kitchen Kween, a wire-shelving manufacturing facility employing previously unskilled, illiterate women. Bpeace provides Latifa with guidance in management, marketing and finance.
  • CLEANING UP WITH A 42% JOB INCREASE

    Rhina manufactures cleaning products for consumer and industrial use in Central America. Inspired by U.S. Bpeace Host Companies, she was able to lower her production costs, increase operational efficiency and add 11 new jobs--all women.
  • 27 PRODUCTIVE GUATEMALANS

    Adela applied employee engagement techniques she learned at Bpeace U.S. Host Companies and saw production at her vegetable processing plant increase by 40%. Music now fills the facility, employees contribute ideas rewarded by movie tickets, and she replaced overtime with an employee-preferred two-shift system.
  • INSPIRING TOURISM IN AFGHANISTAN

    The Afghan Ski Challenge in Bamyian, orchestrated by Gull Hussain Baizad, is introducing Afghans, especially women, to the sport and attracting international competitors. Bpeace helped Gull package tours to Afghanistan, develop marketing surveys and deploy social media.
  • BUILDING THE RWANDA FILM ECONOMY

    The reality of beautiful Rwanda is marred by 20-year-old images of genocide. To change perceptions, Bpeace developed RwandaFilm.org with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Inflatable Film. The site is a marketplace where international filmmakers can book locations and search 300+ profiles of local film professionals.
  • ON THE SALVADORAN ROADS WITH 140 JOBS

    Jose (center) began his business by building his own truck that melts and applies striping compound. Today he produces road signs for most of El Salvador. Bpeace Traveling Mentors helped Jose improve production processes and initiate a system for effective business management to handle a 54% increase in full-time staff.
  • 21 FILM JOBS--30% FILLED BY AFGHAN WOMEN

    “We would close the blackout curtains and watch movies in secret under the table,” says Alka of her childhood under the Taliban. Alka is an award-winning film director. For her film, “Afghan Night Stories,” Bpeace volunteers provided consulting on the movie’s trailer and marketing, as well as helped Alka source grants to complete post-production.
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  • HEATING UP EL SALVADOR WITH POPSICLES

  • 22 AFGHAN WOMEN MAKE KITCHEN EQUIPMENT

  • CLEANING UP WITH A 42% JOB INCREASE

  • 27 PRODUCTIVE GUATEMALANS

  • INSPIRING TOURISM IN AFGHANISTAN

  • BUILDING THE RWANDA FILM ECONOMY

  • ON THE SALVADORAN ROADS WITH 140 JOBS

  • 21 FILM JOBS--30% FILLED BY AFGHAN WOMEN

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