Our Blog: Business Volunteers and International Small Business Owners Collaborate to Lift Communities in Need

Afghanistan

Bpeace helps its Fast Runners form local peer networks that typically meet monthly.  But every November, the meeting turns into something more—a reunion of present and past Fast Runners and ...

Rwanda

And through it all while we have learned so much about business, I think the greater lessons were about each other and our shared humanity.

Rwanda

  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.

Afghanistan

Since its inception, Fatima’s furniture manufacturing company has been operating out of a tent; making the materials and tools and the 77 women carpenters susceptible to the elements.

But...

Rwanda

 “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.

Afghanistan

Bpeace Fast Runners Mariam, Guljan, Zainul and Habiba are food processors (dried fruits and nuts; tomato paste; honey; and mint water and dried herbs and essences, respectively). During the Bpeace ...

Rwanda

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.

One of the first businesses ...

Gala and Events

As a cookbook author, public television host, chef and restaurateur, Lidia Bastianich accepted Bpeace’s first-ever Economic Impact Award for her achievements.

Rwanda

Building a brand requires a logo, clear messages and a marketing strategy all built on understanding your target consumers. Yet as competition is heating up from neighboring African countries, thes...

Afghanistan

Fifteen Afghan Fast Runners arrived on Saturday for the Bpeace Apprentice Road Trip. The BARTies, as we affectionately call them, will be taking business classes at the Dubai Women's College, going...

Gala and Events

 Our honored speakers at the 2007 Gala were two of our very own Bpeace colleagues: Palwasha and Richard. Their speeches are below.

Afghanistan

Another typically busy day in Kabul. At one point this afternoon, five different Bpeace meetings were in progress in the gardens of the Park Palace Hotel (see above). We learned essential facts abo...