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Strengthening Haitian companies through business coaching

USAID LEVE, in partnership with Papyrus SA, is assisting Haitian entrepreneurs to improve the sustainability of their companies by providing them with a business coach. Discover the stories of some of the business owners who benefited from these coaching sessions, and the substantial results they are seeing for their companies and for themselves as entrepreneurs. […]

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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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USAID Administrator Mark Green visits Etoile du Nord

On December 20, USAID Administrator Mark Green and US Ambassador Sison visited the Etoile du Nord sorghum conditioning center in Port-au-Prince, accompanied by the LEVE Chief of Party Robin Padberg, and our Agribusiness Team Lead, Philippe Bellerive. Etoile du Nord is a partner of USAID LEVE and plays a key role in the development of […]

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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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A new date for Konsome Lokal

The 2nd edition of Konsome Lokal salon will take place this week-end at Parc Canne à Sucre. We are proud to be a partner of this great initiative to promote local production and local entrepreneurs. Another excellent opportunity to buy Made in Haiti gifts.

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Galata Kreyol Christmas Market

Galata Kreyol is organizing a Christmas Market at The Pétion-Ville Club this week-end. A perfect occasion to buy Made In Haiti gifts and to discover some of our partners who will be exposing their creations. The event will take place Saturday and Sunday, from 9 AM to 5 PM.

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