CONGRATULATIONS to OUR
LIFE’S a CELEBRATION
Take your Rena Ware, add the freshest
ingredients; throw in some laughter and
sprinkle generously with love. Enjoy!
RENA WARE BRINGS people TOGETHER
the HOME OFFICE
New image, same promise.
This year, we celebrate more
than 75 amazing years of the
Rena Ware story. Throughout
our history, countless families
have enjoyed the benefits of
our products and Opportunity,
but the best is yet to come!
Rena Ware’s past is truly inspiring, but this year, we Together we can transform more lives and improve
have seen the birth of a new Rena Ware. Thanks to our environment! What we do is beautiful, as the
the hard work of our Rena Ware team, we launched more good we do, the more we will grow. I can’t tell
a fresh new branding and logo for our Company that you how excited I am for the future for everyone in
better allows us all to show the greatness of the Rena Rena Ware.
Ware Difference. Many resources have already been
updated with our new look and logo, and you will Once again I want to thank each of you and let you
see many more changes in the coming months. know how much my family and I appreciate your
passion and commitment to helping others. Together
Part of this revolution in Rena Ware includes the we can make this year the best year for everyone in
development of innovative new ideas like our filter Rena Ware.
bottle, digital RenaKit, online enrollment, and zero
enrollment fee that have enabled us to reach more
people than ever. And we do not plan to rest now.
We have many more exciting things on the horizon
that will enhance our Opportunity and the Rena Ben Zylstra
Ware experience for your and your customers. CEO
6 PROMOTIONS 15 RENACOCINA
Platinum Executive Leader Taco Boats by Christy and
Silver Executive Leader 16 SUCCESSFUL
8 AWARDS Mauricio Bastilla
Medal of Honor Champions
18 RENA WARE
10 AWARDS AROUND THE
Platinum Elite Champions WORLD
11 AWARDS 20 TRAINING
Platinum Million Champions Make the Most of Mobile
Million Clubs Training
21 TOOLS FOR
22 HOW YOU AND
23 23 AUSTRALIA TOUR
RENA WARE’S VISION
When you help others reach their dreams,
you will reach your dreams.
The testimonials in Opportunity Magazine are provided freely and voluntarily and reflect the actual experience of each individual.
Results will vary and may not be representative of other people's experiences.
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It is not true that people
stop pursuing dreams
because they grow old,
they grow old because
they stop pursuing dreams.”
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Colombian novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and journalist.
The more you praise and
celebrate your life, the
more there is in life to
American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and
Osvaldo Sanabria Costa Rica
Orphaned at the age of two, Osvaldo Sanabria
was raised by his grandmother, who had very
little money to spare. At age eight, Osvaldo was
working at a coffee plantation, selling produce
door-to-door, and working in construction. By
age 15, he had left his grandmother’s home and
was on his own. He studied Systems Engineering
at the university, but since math wasn’t his
strongest subject, it turned out not to be a good
fit. He needed to find a different occupation.
Osvaldo made his living working in construction
during the day and using his car as a taxi at night.
He was working at a cemetery when Judith Marin
invited him to join Rena Ware. Only eleven
months later, Osvaldo had earned his promotion
to Silver Executive Leader and less than a year
after that he became a Platinum Executive Leader.
His advice for new recruits is to fight for what you
want and learn from your experiences. “God has
put us in this life with all the tools we need to achieve
success,” he says. “I have come to understand that
Joining in this business you need to be constantly training
new and stronger leaders based on the experience
Rena Ware you have gained in life. It took me many years
and many bad experiences to decide to start my
“ was the Best own business. Now, I understand that all of those
negative experiences were preparing me for what
Decision of I have today.”
my Life “ Osvaldo is in Judith Marin’s organization.
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MARIA DOLORES CUBERO ASDRUBAL RODRIGUEZ
COSTA RICA COSTA RICA
Silver Executive Leader Silver Executive Leader
“I was passionate to know that I could
“Rena Ware Helps Me Achieve My Goals.” help others.”
The only girl in a family of six boys, Maria Dolores grew up riding Even as a child, Asdrubal Rodriguez dreamed of having financial
motorbikes. By age eight, she was working in the family business independence, being his own boss, and having the freedom to
selling them. Maria attended Universidad Internacional San Isidro pursue his goals. Asdrubal was raised in the tranquil port town
Labrador, earning her degree in Business Administration. She of Golfito in southern Costa Rica. He studied International Trade
was selling motorbikes for a company when her father became at UIA, but decided he needed a profession that offered more
Maria was torn. She loved her job, but wanted to be able to do more
for her parents. She joined Rena Ware because she saw it as a way to Married with three children, Asdrubal found himself at a crossroads
move forward with her life. “Rena Ware has helped me deeply,” says when his family’s finances took a downturn. “I joined Rena Ware
Maria. “I feel more confident about making decisions, and Rena because I liked the products and the earnings potential,” he says.
Ware has also helped me visualize what I want in life. I congratulate “Rena Ware complements me since I have always been focused
everyone at Rena Ware because it is rare to find a company that on marketing and selling. Now, I am also focused on sharing
cares about their people. You do!” the opportunity with new people so they can benefit from the
experience and tools that the company offers us.”
Asdrubal is in Maria Dolores Cubero’s organization.
GUILLERMO RAMOS NOEMY TORRES
EL SALVADOR COSTA RICA
Silver Executive Leader Silver Executive Leader
“This is a great opportunity!” “Rena Ware has proven to me that I can
achieve my goals.”
Guillermo Ramos found out about Rena Ware while attending Noemy Torres grew up in a large family. She could neither finish
the university. He was passing by some students who were eating high school nor attend college because they had no money. Later,
fast food and said to his self out loud, “They don’t care about their as a single mother of two, Noemy struggled financially. She worked
health; they eat fast food all the time.” A man overheard him and at being a salesperson, selling various products at restaurants and
came up to Guillermo. He asked him if he was interested in an stores, but barely made enough to provide for her family’s basic
opportunity to sell water filters and other Rena Ware products. needs.
Guillermo wanted to right away because he had always been One day, Noemy met a woman who told her about the Rena
good at sales, and he was impressed that there was no inventory Ware Difference; no inventory purchases, low enrollment fee, free
investment. He started his training and made it his goal to read all training, personal development, and more, and Noemy decided to
about Rena Ware and apply this knowledge to helping others. “I give Rena Ware a try. Today as a Silver Executive Leader, she is
saw myself as a Rena Ware pioneer with my life’s mission to sell, very happy that she did. “I am not the same person I was three
recruit, and train,” says Guillermo. “I thank God and all the people years ago,” she says. “I can affirm that I am more self-confident and
that have helped me. Rena Ware has changed my life...!” driven. I am happy to be able to help others change their lives and
the lives of their families.”
Guillermo is in Emerita Avelor’s organization.
Noemy is in Dagoberto Alvarez’ organization.
MEDAL of HONOR
Chile, El Salvador, Peru.
JORGE OBESO 9 DIANA GUERRA 5
Top Organization Platinum Executive Leader
PILAR CONDE DOLORES FLORES
PERU EL SALVADOR
Gold Executive Leader
2 MEDAL CHAMPION
Silver Executive Leader &
Elite Leader Group
Leader Group Development
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Congratulations to our Medal of Honor champions for their outstanding achievements.
The Medal of Honor is Rena Ware’s most celebrated award and will be presented during
the exciting Tour Elite Zylstra!
Colombia, Costa Rica, Thailand, United States.
MAURICIO BASTILLA 5
2 MEDAL CHAMPION
Top Organization &
Platinum Executive Leader
OSVALDO SANABRIA 2 LUIS CUBERO
COSTA RICA COSTA RICA
Gold Executive Leader Silver Executive Leader
SANTIAGO VILLEDA 2 RICARDO CARMONA
UNITED STATES UNITED STATES
Elite Leader Group Leader
Development Group Development
Congratulations to our Platinum Elite champions who reached 1.5 million Platinum POV or more during
the year. The following champions will be honored during the Tour Elite Zylstra. First-time winners earn the
prestigious Rena Ware White Jacket.
MAURICIO BASTILLA 5 DIANA GUERRA 5
JORGE OBESO 9 GABRIEL CHACON 4
JUAN CARLOS EZAINE 4 ARCE TRUJILLO 9
ALCIDES FUENTES 4 BRICEIDA FERRE 5
COSTA RICA PERU
DAGOBERTO ALVAREZ 2
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Congratulations to the following winners of the Platinum Million Award who also earned membership in the 2
Million Club. First-time winners receive the 2 Million Club Emerald Ring.
JORGE OBESO 9 ARCE TRUJILLO 9
MAURICIO BASTILLA 5 DIANA GUERRA 5
GABRIEL CHACON 4 JUAN CARLOS EZAINE 4
BRICEIDA FERRE 5 ALCIDES FUENTES 4
PERU COSTA RICA
DAGOBERTO ALVAREZ 2
1 Million CLUB
Congratulations to our 1 Million Club champions. They have earned membership in the 1 Million Club.
First-time winners earn the 1 Million Club Sapphire Ring. A frame indicates a first-time winner!
PILAR CONDE PEDRO LOPEZ 1 NANCY PANTOJA
PERU PERU PERU
SANTIAGO VILLEDA 2 DINA GUERRA MABEL GUEVARA
UNITED STATES PERU EL SALVADOR
MAXIMILIANA URBANO OSVALDO SANABRIA 2 CARLOS BONILLA 1
PERU COSTA RICA COSTA RICA
JOSE MANUEL REYES GLORIA DE BONILLA ALEXANDER ASMAT
COLOMBIA EL SALVADOR PERU
MAURICIO REYES ELIDA VALLEJO
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Congratulations to our 500,000 Club champions. They have earned membership in the 500,000 Club.
First-time winners earn the 500,000 Club Ruby Ring. A frame indicates a first-time winner!
HECTOR PEREZ JUDITH MARIN INES PALACIOS WALTER OLIVOS TERESA CALIZAYA JOSE ULICES
UNITED STATES COSTA RICA PERU PERU PERU GOMEZ
VINICIO VALVERDE TERESA ARTAVIA VICTORIA TESILLO LUIS CUBERO CRISTINA ROMAN MARTHA GAMBA
COSTA RICA COSTA RICA PERU COSTA RICA PERU COLOMBIA
VIRGINIA MIREYA EL-ASSAAD DOLORES FLORES BERTHA CACERES MARIA VILLEGAS MARCEL
GONZALEZ UNITED STATES EL SALVADOR PERU COSTA RICA RODRIGUEZ
EL SALVADOR COLOMBIA
EDGAR AFRICANO KHATHAVUTH LIDIA VALERO ALFREDO PINTO OSCAR ORTIZ CLEMENTINA
COLOMBIA THAILAND PERU PERU COLOMBIA GOMEZ
ENYTH CANARI MARBY TORRES ERLITA PLASENCIA CHAI CECILIA SALAZAR LUCILA ARDILA
PERU COLOMBIA PERU THAILAND COSTA RICA COLOMBIA
TITO PALACIOS FLORIBETH MENA ALEXANDRA
PERU COSTA RICA PARRA
IN OUR own WORDS
FROM OUR CUSTOMERS FROM OUR INDEPENDENT
making such an investment. It wasn’t easy, “
“ I was always looking for a better life opportunity,
I bought a set of cookware in 1978, and I
and I found it. Rena Ware supports me all the
love it! When I bought my Rena Ware, I had
to convince my brand-new husband about
and use all the gifts that God has given me. No
other business offered me so many things in such
but he wanted to please me and gave me the way. I feel I can unleash my full potential here
green light. Everybody thought I was wasting a simple manner.”
my money. 25 years later, I tell them how it
has been the best cookware and investment I Eliecer Sierra
ever made. I still have it and it looks almost Colombia
new and works as if I just bought it today. Now
everybody is convinced and many of them
have made the same investment. Rena Ware is
truly the best cookware!”
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This recipe is easy to make, plus an easy way to get kids interested in
cooking, which is a great activity that can keep them entertained for hours.
As a mom of 3 kids with many different favorite foods, I have found that
giving them plenty of options helps them have a well-rounded diet and
encourages them to try new things. So grab your kids and start making
some Taco Boats together!
RenaBella is my adorable little helper in the kitchen who loves to assist me
in cooking healthy family meals for the family. And yes, if you wondering
where her name comes from, you are right, it’s from her great-great
by Christy and RenaBella Zylstra
2 pounds chicken tenders, or chicken breasts cut into 1-1/2
2 tbsp avocado oil
2-3 tbsp Christy’s taco seasoning: 1 tsp of each of oregano,
paprika, sea salt pepper, cumin, chili powder, onion powder,
and garlic powder
2 avocados, sliced using Rena Ware’s Avocado Slicer
1 can jalapeños to add to chicken on the stove or on top of your
1 can of fire- roasted tomato slices or 1 fresh tomato chopped
1 bunch of radishes, washed and thinly sliced
1 cup sour cream
1 bunch cilantro, washed and chopped
2-3 limes, depending on how zesty you like your tacos
8-12 corn or flour tortillas
Hot sauce Recipe excerpted from July 2017 RenaBlog postings.
Preheat the oven to 375 °F |190 °C.
Combine the cumin, pepper, salt, oregano, paprika, chili powder, garlic, and onion powder in a small bowl and set aside.
Heat a large oven-safe skillet, like the Gran Cacerola or Large Classic Skillet, over medium-high heat. Season the chicken
liberally with sea salt and pepper. Add the avocado oil to the skillet, and once it’s hot add the chicken. Brown the chicken on
both sides, about 2-4 minutes per side. Add the tomatoes. Cover the skillet, place it in the oven, and cook for 20 minutes.
While the chicken cooks, prepare the sides for your tacos: slice radishes, chop lettuce, slice avocados, cut up limes, crumble
the cheese, add juice of one lime to sour cream, and chop cilantro.
Take tortillas at room temperature and place inside ramekin dishes to form the desired shape of your taco boat. Place in oven
for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool before filling with the taco toppings.
Remove chicken from oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Get everyone involved in assembling the tacos and enjoy!
Mauricio Bastilla | Colombia
Rena Ware Changed
After the architectural firm where
he worked went bankrupt during
a recession, Mauricio Bastilla and
his family went through some
tough times, accumulating debt and
struggling to find enough money
for food and other necessities. Then,
Mauricio found Rena Ware.
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You weren't sure at first that Rena How has the Cause and the Filter
Ware was what you wanted? What Bottle made it easier for people in
convinced you? your organization to recruit and
sell water filters?
Because I am an architect, I didn’t want to
explore another field of expertise. I changed They make it easy for you to approach people
my mind because I realized that I had to be you don’t know. Our cause about reducing
open to change. I think that having a degree plastic is the real thing. Everybody knows
or career makes many of us stick with it and it about it. The bottle is very appealing to people.
limits us so we don't seek a better future in a They think it is a great invention.
How do you think the Rena Ware Looking back to when you started,
difference sets us apart? how has your outlook changed and
how have you grown as a person?
The difference is that it is a radical change
of mind. It is to think that we deserve the I always say that Rena Ware is like a fairytale. I
best in life. Rena Ware teaches you to think went from having no dreams or hope to being
big, overcome fears, realize your value, and a successful person in all aspects of my life.
understand that none of your dreams is Now, I see the world differently. Today, I only
unreachable. see challenges, never difficulties.
What is it that you love most about Is there anything you’d like to
having your own business? add?
Freedom! Freedom of time, freedom to achieve I would like to add that it is important to
my goals, and financial freedom; I would not help those new to our business to know
want to do anything else. Having this business how valuable they are; to talk to them about
has given meaning to my life because I have their dreams, their achievements, and their
been able to help others change their lives. families. People are always looking for a better
When I look at the people in my organization life. If they see they can achieve that with our
moving ahead in life, I feel immensely happy. support, they will want to try it, but we need
I love and care very much about my team, and to guide them. That is our mission.
I do my best to make them feel appreciated.
Around the World
Salvadorans, along with Nathan and Katy Rich, enjoy the sights in sunny Madrid during an exciting incentive trip.
Costa Ricans celebrate Rena Ware and each other’s achievements during a country visit by Nathan Rich.
Chileans present their Charity Weeks donation to the Mi Casa Foundation, an organization that provides help to needy children.
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Nathan Rich pumps up the crowd during a well-attended general meeting in Lima.
Vice President of Sales Nathan Rich and attendees show their Rena Ware spirit during a general meeting in the historical city of
Nathan Rich with United States leaders during a Leadership Convention held in Dallas, Texas.
Thai leaders, along with Company President Brad Rich, during a Personal Development seminar in Amphawa.
Training / Rena Ware University
MAKE the MOST of
Mobile training has become increasingly popular as more to do the same. Mobile training expands your reach; share
and more people take advantage of its benefits. In the with people who live too far away or don’t have time to
past, communication was mostly limited to face-to-face attend a person-to-person session. Make sure the seminars
conversations, telephone calls, or letters sent in the mail are bookmarked or otherwise accessible from your device
and training was for the classroom. Today, people have so you can retrieve them easily.
more options: email, social media, texting, and video chat,
just to name a few, and with Rena Ware you also have We are in the process of developing the best mobile training
options on how you give and receive training. ever! Mobile seminars including Recruiting for Success,
Completing Contracts, Appointments and Referrals, and
Optimized for viewing on mobile devices, mobile training Aqua ✓ Nano Training are available now from RenaKit, as
is available wherever you go, whenever you want. Use it well traditional seminars, and more are in the works. Use
when recruiting to show the training Rena Ware offers them all to learn and teach others about the Rena Ware
free-of-charge to everyone who joins. Use it at your own Difference!
pace to refresh or expand your skills and encourage others
DON’T be SHY!
Shyness can hold you back both personally and professionally and prevent you from living a more exciting and fulfilling life.
Here are some things you can do to help overcome the shyness habit and become the confident person you always wanted to
be! Take the risk to be successful.
5 Challenge yourself to talk to five new people Try to use other’s names during the
Exude confidence; stand with your shoulders Forget about yourself and be more interested
back and chin up. in others.
Smile when people look at you and look at Start the conversation; don’t sit waiting for
people directly when you talk to them. someone to talk to you.
Introduce yourself to people before they make Try new things, even if they make you
the first move. anxious.
Remember to keep practicing! You will become more confident the more you do it!
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Tools for Success
Absolutely free to anyone who joins Rena Ware, RenaKit Next up are our digital "Leaving Pieces". Share
gives you the tools to sell, recruit, and teach others right these with everyone you can think of who
at your fingertips on your mobile device whenever and might be interested in Rena Ware's products
wherever you need them. and the Rena Ware Difference (Opportunity).
For those who might want more information
RenaKit is a web page with links to about the benefits of joining, be sure to share
important documents, forms, literature, and the Recruiting Brochure (RW516).
training materials that we developed to help
Independent Representatives grow their Now we get to sharing the products. This is
businesses using mobile technologies. where you will find links to product brochures
for our cookware and water filters, as well as the
Getting around in RenaKit is very intuitive, product catalog. Once your customer decides
and will soon become your favorite tool! to buy, RenaKit even provides the tools to help
New recruits should start with the welcome you close the sale including links to the current
to Rena Ware message. This has the first price list and special offers, a mobile calculator
steps a new recruit should take, like talking to help you calculate monthly payments, and
with his or her sponsor to schedule a basic a Contract Guide so you can learn to properly
training session, plus instructions on logging complete sales and recruiting forms.
in to Web Access, signing up for RenaDrive,
joining the Facebook Secret Group, and RenaKit also has links to current contests,
more. and last but definitely not least is our
mobile-friendly version of Rena Ware
Also included is the Business Guide (RW950) University, only available from RenaKit!
so people have easy access to Rena Ware's
policies and procedures. Everyone in Rena It's all here! RenaKit includes all of the tools
Ware should make the Business Guide their you need to start transforming your life and the
go-to piece for information on Rena Ware's lives of others, with Rena Ware!
HOW YOU and RENA WARE
HELP our ENVIROMENT
RENA WARE’S At Rena Ware, we believe that fulfilling our Core Purpose can have a
CORE PURPOSE: positive impact on individuals, families, entire communities, and the
world! We are proud of the ideals that guide our company and keep us
focused on achieving our Core Values:
Bringing People Together, People are the heart of who we are Simplicity in everything we do
Accountability and results driven
Improving the Environment! Create opportunity Thinking globally
Transformation through innovation
Thinking globally means being aware of how we impact our planet.
Did you know that more than 8 million tons of plastic enter our
waterways each year?* Much of which ends up as giant plastic
patches in the middle of the ocean. Rena Ware’s Cause is to reduce
the use of single use plastic waste that is harming our oceans.
Instead, we promote the use of Rena Ware Aqua ✓ Nano water filters
rather than people buying plastic water bottles and discarding them
in the garbage. We also encourage other sustainable practices in the
home, like avoiding take-out food packaged in plastic and instead
preparing homemade meals in Rena Ware that uses less energy by
cooking on low heat. Plus, because Rena Ware cookware lasts a
lifetime, your customers don’t need to worry about replacements or
creating more waste in our environment. Even if they ever do need
to be replaced, Rena Ware’s stainless steel utensils are recyclable.
At Rena Ware, we even care about the packaging in which our
products ship to customers. We have made a commitment to package
our products using only sustainable materials that don’t add to the
millions of tons of waste that is dumped into landfills every year.
You Make a Difference
Rena Ware believes that the welfare of our planet has a direct impact
on the prosperity of individuals, families, and communities. So, we
take steps to protect the environment through the products we offer
and the way we do business. With Rena Ware, you can be proud that
our products and Opportunity are making a positive difference in
your community and in the world.
22 opportunity International *Source: National Geographic. Eight Million Tons of Plastic Dumped in Ocean Every year. Published February 13, 2015.
Medal of Honor and Platinum Elite champions had the time of their lives during the Australia Tour Elite Zylstra.
SYDNEY TOUR AND WILDLIFE PARK OUTING Attendees enjoy a beautiful day in the land down under.
SYDNEY HARBOR CRUISE Making memories to last a lifetime.
AWARDS BANQUET Honoring the best of the best.
celebrate an unforgettable experience
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