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

Guatemala

Building brand strategies to connect with customers

“They must have thought I was crazy,” says Diego Darquea C., a branding and product development exp...

Guatemala

A growing digital company needs new ways of working

As a rapidly growing mobile and Web development company, Guatemala-based MilknCookies produces content an...

Central America

When New Yorker Kenneth Watson agreed to advise small business owners in El Salvador for the Bpeace Fast Runners program, he never could have guessed it would involve actual running—six arduous m...

Central America

Spending time in El Salvador as a Bpeace Traveling Mentor, I had the opportunity to work with six such sustainable businesses and their hard-working leaders. My role was to help them understand how...

Afghanistan

Bpeace has connected Zarghuna virtually with international experts, and brought her to the U.S. where she apprenticed with businesses in her industry. Local Afghan consultants have helped Zarghuna ...

Volunteering

At the November 2014 Bpeace annual meeting in New York City, we were pleased to announce that 49 Bpeacers across the U.S., Canada and the U.K. earned VERAs (Volunteer Excellence Recognition Awards)...

Central America

I couldn’t help but grab my camera when my plane began flying over the lush, green countryside of El Salvador.  My last visit was during the dry season and while it was still very beautiful ...

Pedal for Peace

The 5th Annual Pedal for Peace was held on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 and was a huge success.  Thank you to the 50 riders, 20 volunteers and five sponsors who made this beautiful day in th...

Afghanistan

The statistics on women and girls in Afghanistan are appalling. Only 21% of girls complete primary education, less than 13% are literate and the country’s maternal mortality rate is one of the hi...

Central America

When I got there on the first day of the workshop I started my introduction by saying “let me tell you why I chose to spend my vacation with you…” I made this trip because I saw this project ...

Central America

GLG, the world’s largest membership for professional learning and expertise, asked me to be a Traveling Mentor for Bpeace, spending a week in El Salvador working with the owners of Los Trillizos ...

Central America

The 13 Central American business owners (nine Salvadorans and four Guatemalans) had no idea just how favorably the next month would impact their businesses, when they land...