Once a year, Bpeace hosts a reunion for all of the past and present Fast Runners in Kabul. Country Director, Soraya Omar, held the annual gathering for 21 business owners from the class of 2004, 2007, and the most recent class that started in 2010
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.
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.”
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.
Herve is a finalist in the Bpeace Race to Innovation who is going to college here in Butare. I met with this young man for over two hours last night to talk about his vision to create jobs for women. He said he was inspired by his mother who raise