Fleri Restaurant and Bakery (Left)- which was started by the Healing Haiti organization. Many of their employees are students who have been a part of Grace Village.
Grace Church (Right)- which was also started by Healing Haiti.
Fleri Farms- Also a product of the job creation team within the Healing Haiti organization has endless potential to not only help provide jobs, but will also provide several different types of food to the people who work for or are reached by their many ministries.
Papillon Enterprises- Seeing the joy of Haitians who had a place to work was easy because it was apparent on their faces. They took pride in their work which resulted in quality products.
Papillon Enterprise- These items were produced by hand giving them a personal touch.
Papillon Enterprise- The workers of Papillon received many additional benefits including in house daycare!
Peace Cycle- This company emerged from the desire to cut down on the trash in Haiti.
Peace Cycle- By recycling the nearly 5 million water bags distributed per day Peace Cycle is able to create some wonderful products and help the environment.
Peace Cycle- This lady knows that she will be able to provide for her family today because of this job.
Rebuild Globally- Some of the products created here are helping the environment as well. The flip flops you see here are created from recycled tires.
Haiti Design Co-Op- This was the first business we visited. It was immediately refreshing to see Haitians smiling and joyful doing what they love. Most of everything here was done by hand.
Haiti Design Co-Op- Most of the sewing was done using Singer treadle (foot pump) sewing machines due to the unreliable power in Haiti.
This hit home on a personal level because Singer sewing machines were manufactured in my hometown Trumann Arkansas, and my grandmother worked there until the factory closed down.