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Improving production skills and capacity in the apparel value chain

On February 26, 2019, the USAID Local Entreprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project awarded a partner contribution grant of $38,910.50 to Tisaksuk, a manufacturer and retailer of arts and crafts based in Port-au-Prince. Launched in 2015, Tisaksuk is a woman-owned business who offers a large variety of hand-made products, from clothing, home décor, to […]

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IMPROVING GRAIN STORAGE CAPACITY

On February 22, 2019, USAID’s Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project awarded the Cereplus Group a partner contribution grant of $46,400 to co-finance their storage capacity as well the acquisition of a solar energy system. Cereplus Group is a small grain trader located in Petit Goâve which buys grain at harvest from small […]

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Modernizing the Marketing of Haitian Grapes

On February 22, 2019, USAID’s Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project awarded Le Vieux Chardo a partner contribution grant of $65,000 USD to co-finance the transportation and packing of their grape harvest, as well as a solar energy system. Le Vieux Chardo produces and markets grapes in Chardonnières in the South of Haiti. […]

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Strengthening Haiti’s Small Designers Through Capacity Development, Business Coaching and Grant Funding

On February 20, 2019, the USAID Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) project awarded a partner Contribution grant of $39,370 to Créations Dorées, a firm specializing in the production and sales of women’s accessories. Located in Port-au-Prince, Créations Dorées is a woman-owned sole proprietorship created in 2011 producing and selling sandals, jewelry and bags […]

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Supporting Job Creation in the Export of Handicrafts

On February 20, 2019, the USAID Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project awarded a partner contribution grant of $25,000 to Caribbean Craft S.A., a manufacturer and exporter Haitian arts & crafts located in Port-au-Prince. Caribbean Craft has been exporting crafts from Haiti for 18 years.  Their product line includes home décor accessories, using […]

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Boosting Productivity in Haiti’s Apparel & Textile Sector

On December 11, 2018, the USAID Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project awarded a partner contribution grant of $151,657 to Haiti Premier Apparel S.A., a Haitian-owned apparel manufacturer whose founders have been in the apparel business for over 35 years. Based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti Premier Apparel (HPA) specializes in the production of workwear […]

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Launch of the week of sorghum at Restaurant Totto

At the initiative of Brana, Papyrus / SMASH and Totto Restaurant, an evening was held to launch Sorghum Week, commonly known as “Pitimi”, as part of the Konsome lokal month celebration. The guests had the pleasure of discovering or rediscovering this cereal through dishes and cocktails prepared by the chef of restaurant Totto. This was […]

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Skills Fair: Canado-Technique promotes innovation and competitiveness

The Haitian Vocational Training Center, commonly known as Canado-Technique, held the third edition of the “Salon des compétences” on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Canado College and Canado-Technique. Organized this year around the theme “On the road to innovation and competitiveness”, this activity aims to promote the skills of Haitian society. […]

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Developing Skills for The Future of Haiti’s Renewable Energy Industry

On March 22, 2018, the USAID Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project provided a partner contribution grant to Ecole Professionnelle Saint Joseph Artisan (EPSJA), a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) school. The purpose of the grant is to assist the EPSJA in developing advanced solar energy training courses and strengthening their […]

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Innovating Snack Chip Production to Increase Smallholder Farmer Network

On January 19, 2018, the USAID Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project awarded a partner contribution grant to Audate Saint Lot Co. operating as Agrobizz. The grant will permit the lead food processing firm to acquire new equipment to increase their sales of plantain and breadfruit chip products within the next year, expand […]

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