In January 2021 BCE began discussions with our friend and colleague Matt DeSantis about the possibilities of supporting his efforts to develop a baseball and softball program in Bhutan. Over months of negotiations and securing of funds, Bhutan Baseball and Softball Association received Bhutan Olympic Committee Federation status and a paid staff began working to introduce Baseball and Softball and Baseball 5 to schools at locations around the country. On December 18, 2021 the first ever Age 15 and under League was launched in Thimpu.
In the spring of 2020 with the support of Bhutan Association of Women Entrepreneurs (BAOWE) BCE funded the remodel of Nangyi-Aum Restaurant in Thimpu, the capital city of Bhutan. The remodel was completed just before the COVID 19 virus pandemic caused the shutdown of most businesses in the country. While awaiting the return of tourists to the country, manager Sonam Choden continues to serve traditional Bhutanese cuisine to a growing following of local citizens. Visit Nangyi-Aum Restaurant Facebook page for updates.