Helping Hands and a Heart of Gold

Meet Beatrice Nyiramutuzo from Congo We can’t say enough nice things about Beatrice. She has a smile that can captivate a room. She’s kind and smart and dedicated to her family. She’s beautiful inside and out, and Boise is lucky to have her. When Beatrice arrived in the Treasure Valley in 2011, she had three kids—an 8-year-old son, a 4-year-old …



Reflections on life and owning a childcare business during the pandemic

We had a chance to sit down with the dynamic, energetic Laylo Hamud from Somalia. It’s always a pleasure to hear her perspective on life, owning a business and keeping family close. Being a business owner during the pandemic In 2009, Laylo arrived in Boise from Kenya, where she’d been living in a refugee camp for 18 years. She started …