Success Stories

  • Salam Bunyan – The Goodness Land
    Salam Bunyan is a man of many talents. In addition to being a chef, he worked as a hospitality manager for seven years, ...
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  • Annonciatha Mukagasawa – Annonci’s Child Care
    Annonci’s Child Care is filled with active, inquisitive kids. Annonciatha Mukagasawa has worked hard to build a friendly...
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  • Horacio Castillo – Janitzio Restaurant
    Horacio Castillo has owned Janitzio Restaurant for nine years and runs it with his family. Recently the owner of the bui...
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  • Tino Silva – Intermountain Construction and Abatement
    Tino Silva, owner of Intermountain Construction and Abatement, is living proof of the “American Dream. With EO’s help, a...
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  • Sundus Tawfeeq – Babylon Market
    Family is important to Sundus Tawfeeq. Her love for her family, which includes four children, is evident in the cheerful...
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  • Hasan Abdulkareem – Adem’s Auto Sales
    Hasan Abdulkareem left Iraq at 12 years of age and came to the US with his mother and brother after nine years in Jordan...
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  • Valentine (Yao) Sessou-Djokotu – Valentino’s Hair Cut Up
    Valentine Sessou-Djokutu came to the US from Togo after spending seven years in a refugee camp in Benin. He arrived with...
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  • Abdi Haji – Umoja Na Uhuru World Farm
    If you’ve been to Boise’s Capital City Public Market, you’ve probably seen Abdi Haji of Umoja Na Uhuru World Farm. A ref...
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  • Meet Zainab
    Zainab arrived in Boise with her four children in 2013. She received resettlement assistance from Agency for New America...
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  • New Childcare Enrollees
    EO Refugee Childcare Business Development (RCBD) is excited to launch our newest cohort of 5 women entrepreneurs who aim...
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