Cottage Industries

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Jewelry business

Young college age men make beads which they turn into jewelry.   They also make bags and sandals.   

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Animal Project

The animal project starts a family off with 2 chickens.   This gives them eggs, more chickens and they can sell eggs and chicks at the market.   Once they do well with the chickens they are give a goat.  One lady saved enough that she has now bought herself a pig.  For $10 you can improve a families life!

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Sewing Classes

Sewing classes help a lady learn a skill and be able to provide for her family.  

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Marketing

Several of the ladies have gone into business selling items such as food, hygiene products, jewelry  and their eggs and chickens from the animal project.  

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Gardening

This little guy loves to garden. Many of the people have small gardens to supplement their diets. 

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Making Charcoal

Most people in Haiti cook with charcoal so producing and selling charcoal is a big business.