Nobel peace laureate and founder of the Grameen Bank Mohammad Yunus announced on Saturday that his development group will finance several social business projects in Haiti. These include two poultry farms, a plantation of jatropha plants (which can be used for biodiesel), a bakery, and a tilapia fish farm. The full announcement follows.
Nou Tande W is a faith-based organization founded to help rural Haitians improve agricultural productivity. According to Nou Tande W, GIA Web Design has offered to build websites for organizations working on behalf of Haitians. If you are interested, call (845) 523 -3143. Below is more information on both Nou Tande W and GIA Web Design.
In 2006, Haiti Innovation called for the Haitian Government to start subsidizing propane, if only on a pilot basis. There has been no movement on the part of the Haitian government to do so, either in practice or in strategic planning documents like the Haiti Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. However, help may be on the way from its closest neighbor, the Dominican Republic.