Haiti Projects is a 501C(3) non-profit corporation with focused initiatives to empower women of rural Haiti toward a self-sufficiency. We provide access to jobs at
fair trade wages, education, health care, and avenues for building sustainable community. Haiti Projects is located in the town of Fond des Blancs. We
are currently the second largest employer in a region of Haiti where over
60,000 people live with no electricity or public services.
Cook in style! This elegant apron comes with a lavender sprig hand-embroidered on bodice. The self adjusting neck makes it comfortable for any cook. 100% Linen Machine Washable
These adorable flax colored linen pouches are the perfect size for a small gift or gift card. Embroidered with 4 different style Daisy's these are just a precious way to...
Loralie the Mermaid is making the rounds...she's on a dress created by Fleur l'enfant, sachets, pillow covers and now a market bag. 100% Linen 13" x 13"x 4" Green...
Set of 4 cocktail napkins. Perfect place to rest your glass of wine or water. Choose one of our 6 styles. Great hostess gift! 100% linen Hand embroidered 10”x10” Machine...
Each Caribbean Cocktail Coaster is designed with a unique embroidered motif to celebrate summer. 100% linen Sold in sets of 4 5" x 5" Machine Wash; hot iron, if need
The Fish motif cocktail napkins. Inspiration for this design comes from the Caribbean sea that is a very short distance from Fond des Blancs. Fishing is s source of income...
Embroidered on a flax linen with hemstitching along the border, these would make for a great hostess gift or conversation starter at your next party. Sold as a set with...
Each Jou Jou Doll (8" tall) is one of a kind and handmade with love by artisans from donated yarn. Choose between boy or girl. From there each order is...
FROM THE ARTISANA
"My job with Haiti Projects has helped me in so many ways, for example, I can pay school fees for my kids. It gives me freedom so I don't have to depend on anyone."
~ Marie Eugenie Buissereth, Stamper
"If it were not for my employment with Haiti Projects I don't think I could feed my kids or send them to school and I definitely could not have bought a piece of land, which I recently saved up enough money to do."
~ Rezila Policat, Assistant
So, buying and giving away goats and chickens was fun and also a great challenge. Have you ever tried to get a goat to go in a certain direction? Have you ever tried to catch a chicken?
As 2016 comes to a close, it's been nothing short of a whirlwind of activity and emotions post hurricane Matthew; so much destruction of property, so much crop and livestock loss, deep disappointments, and so many changes. And, yet, so much hope...
Three men sit just to hand outside of the tent. They turn their backs to Marianna out of respect? This is her moment of solitude, but not quite, because I am watching. As she’s washing, her beauty is luminous next to the earth, the mud on the ground just outside her tent. A woman tries to maintain her dignity and command respect.
See how Haiti Projects is making a difference for women in Fond des Blancs Haiti by creating sustainable, Fair Trade employment, a clinic, library and so much more.