Building businesses, hope and peace with ice cream and film.

Rwanda

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 internati

Rwanda

Of the four countries Bpeace works in today, Rwanda has the smallest Bpeace presence.  But that wasn't always the case.  In our early years, Rwanda was Bpeace's obsession, and over the past 12 years we have delivered some innovative serv

Rwanda

We took time off this past August from our jobs at the Council on Foreign Relations to embark on an exploratory research project for Bpeace to investigate the budding film industry in Rwanda.

Rwanda

Ashley Harden and Ann-Elise Francis have taken two weeks off from their jobs at the Council on Foreign Relations to find out.  They arrive in Rwanda today and will be interviewing filmmakers, producers and distributors to determine whether Bp

Rwanda

Jerrie Gullick, a retired Pontiflex exec, describes Inzozi Nziza (Sweet Dreams) Ice Cream

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Rwanda

After an engaging week in Pennsylvania, four Bpeace Rwandan Fast Runner entrepreneurs traveled to New York City  to apprentice with Host Companies and continue gathering transferable business and technical skills.

Rwanda

The Columbia Business School eagerly embraced Bpeace's four visiting Rwandan Fast Runners when they shared their personal stories on a panel titled, “Doing Business Our Way: Voices of Rwanda Female Entrepreneurs.”

Rwanda

Four Bpeace Rwanda Fast Runners rolled into Harrisburg, PA in early April 2011 and left with inspiring business lessons in to expand their hospitality, landscaping and funeral service businesses.

Rwanda

The garden center manager held the garden center owner’s face in her hands. A perfect fit for a garden center owner, the woman’s name is Soline. “Soline, does th

Rwanda

How refreshed we still looked on our last day in Rwanda with Richard and Monique Schmidt of the Akilah Institute for Women.

Rwanda

Roma tomatoes are in high demand in Rwanda and The Serena Hotel is a major consumer of them. Shema Farms, operated by Sara--one of Bpeace's Race to Innovation finalists--is one of the hotel’s biggest suppliers.