When you're in Cap Haitien visit our Atelier and Boutik on Rue A between 20 and 21
just 3 short blocks from Hotel Roi Christophe. We're open from 8:00 .a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Or schedule a visit on your time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We're happy to accommodate you!
The dream of a good job is out of reach for many women in Haiti especially for those who lack a formal education. W.O.M.E.N. works to create sustainable jobs using a cottage style cooperative work structure, practical skill sets and the industrious work ethic of women in Haiti.
Each year, W.O.M.E.N. organizes and sponsors training seminars in a variety of handmade crafts for more than 100 women. Those who show promise can become co-op leaders and given the equipment, tools, supplies and materials needed to set up their own at-home business. Each is encourage to hire others from within her community to help her produce artisanal quality crafts that enable her to support herself and her family.
For the first time there is enough food to eat. Her children attend good schools. She has a bank account. Many are able to build a proper home. She feels a sense of pride and is respected in her community. Life begins to bloom and the future is bright.
Felicia works at home while her son attends school
An old Haitian proverb says, "When women dish out the food, everyone eats". Women are the backbone of the Haitian economy. Building on that philosophy, The Women of Milot Entrepreneurial Network (W.O.M.E.N.) builds a path to prosperity through a line of beautifully crafted goods.
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