Our program overview
Today, Haiti remains the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, according to World Bank, 59% of the Haitian population lives on less than US$2 per day. Extreme poverty disproportionately affects women, who often lack the resources, skills, and opportunities they need to escape the poverty cycle.
Our Program approach instills hope by empowering Haitian families, primarily women, with financial and skills to lift their families out of poverty. Our accompaniment is designed to help women succeed as they creating a better future for themselves and their families.
Each participant in the program has the opportunity to work with a qualified professional to accompany them for 24 months, to help them build sustainable livelihoods, the confidence, and skills necessary to further grow them.
Our Program provides each member with the assets needed to start income-generating activities, and also receives a small cash stipend while them fledgling business grows.
Our professional assistants stay connected with the members provide them with confidence-building, enterprise management, life skills training, and help ensure that everything goes well during the 24 month period.