A Country Called Home: The potential of entrepreneurship to foster the integration of vulnerable populations
- Peace By Chocolate
About Tareq Hadhad
Tareq Hadhad is telling his story. He was a Syrian refugee, longtime peacekeeping advocate and now living his new life with his entrepreneurial family in Canada’s east coast. Tareq is the founder of Peace by Chocolate, a medical researcher and is passionate about peace and entrepreneurship. His family relaunched the family business to recreate the chocolates they once exported across the Middle East. Tareq and his family are now focused on job creation. They utilize a network of Syrian refugees from across Nova Scotia to help with distribution and support the local economy. This is the message . . . if you offer the newcomers a welcoming arm, kindness and support, they can succeed faster.