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BDC Celebrates Graduation of the 10th Cohort

Posted : admin 15 May 2014

On April 10, 2014 over fifty people gathered on the 2nd floor of Telecom House of Rwanda to celebrate with graduates who successfully completed the Business Development Centre Entrepreneurship Training Program. The BDC Rwanda Alumni network now consists of over 275 graduates. Guest Speaker Mr. Apollo Munanura,  the Head of the Human Capital & Institutional Development …

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Exceptional Leader

Posted : admin 14 August 2013

RCE is very excited about what our entrepreneurs are doing! We have great news to share on one of our graduates, Ntare Karitanyi. Ntare is a graduate of BDC Rwanda Cohort 1. He holds a master’s degree in Industrial Technology from the University of Buffalo/USA, (1997). On February 22, 2013 Ntare was appointed as the …

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5000 and Counting…

Posted : admin 06 August 2013

While I was visiting BDC Uganda, I met with the 3 co-founders of the East African Business Week newspaper – Godfrey, Walter, and Stephen. Their newspaper serves Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Burundi. Godfrey, Director of Operations, is in Cohort 2 of BDC Uganda. The co-founders are all strong believers who felt called to start this …

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Bob & Joyce’s Tastyz Peanut Butter

Posted : admin 10 July 2013

By John Mulford, Director of RCE Michael, a soap manufacturer and entrepreneur, encouraged Bob to join the BDC class because Bob was just starting a peanut butter manufacturing company. Michael, Moses, and I made a trip to see their company- first, to Agape Baptist Church where they have a small (very, very small) office from …

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God Provided His Man in His Time!

Posted : admin 20 June 2013

It has been more than a year as we’ve searched for a CEO for BDC Rwanda. Interview after interview gave us some sense of hope, but only to have it fall through at the last minute. With no likely candidates on the horizon, we decided to patch together a team that increased the responsibilities of our part-time staff and …

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How Kingdom Business Thought and Action Thrived During the Reformation

Posted : admin 10 May 2013

In the early 1500’s, two movements brought dramatic changes and ended the Dark Ages.  In southern Europe, the Renaissance, a revival of humanistic thought, was attempting to reshape society.  Around the same time a revival of a different sort started in Northern Europe.  A generation of reformers armed with a fresh emphasis on the authority …

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OneMaker: Hope for a Jewelry Business for Deaf Artisans in Kenya

Posted : admin 17 June 2011

Blog post by Jana Harp Dean, President of OneMaker and consultant to organizations starting businesses to employ poor women in developing countries. OneMaker is a 501c3 organization that exists to be a tangible expression of God’s love to poor women and girls vulnerable to trafficking and other exploitation by giving them opportunities through education and …

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Why Sit Here and Die?

Posted : admin 15 February 2010

Now there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate; and they said to one another, “Why are we sitting here until we die?” II Kings 7:3 A story is told in II Kings of a crisis that fell on the nation of Israel after it was invaded by the King of Syria. …

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The Joy of Giving

Posted : admin 11 January 2010

That in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality (2 Cor. 8:2) Although the United States has the highest percentage of charitable giving then other nations in the world it is also one of few nations that enjoy tax write-offs from …

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From Jason in Tanzania

Posted : admin 23 February 2009

Last night I taught a Kingdom Business seminar to about 100 local Christian Business people. They were about 60% business ladies. They really liked the seminar. Several said God touched their hearts. One guy said, “this is what Tanzania needs. We have been taught to give money by the church, but the Church has never …

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