USAID’s Leveraging Effective Application of Direct Investments program (LEAD) provides matching grants to leverage investment in small and medium enterprises as well as social enterprises and targets industries and businesses with the greatest potential to create jobs, including construction, tourism, agribusiness, and alternative energy, with a special emphasis on job creation for women and for people with disabilities.
Measurable progress is beginning to take shape as Haiti moves from recovery onto a path to sustainable development.
To achieve long-term stability and economic growth, Haiti must establish representative, accountable governance institutions and ensure the rule of law. Yet even prior to the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake, Haiti was a country in which the government could not or would not deliver core functions to the majority of its people. The Government of Haiti (GOH) then experienced severe setbacks after the earthquake, including the loss of a large percentage of its most senior civil servants.
Ann ALE aims to assist the MENFP in improving early grade reading and writing outcomes in Haitian Creole and French for Haitian children in the first four grades.
The Haiti Hope Project was a five-year public-private partnership launched in 2010 among businesses, multilateral development institutions, the U.S. Govern-ment and nonprofits designed to create sustainable economic opportunities for 25,000 Haitian mango farmers and their families and contribute to the long-term development and revitalization of the agricultural sector.
Last updated: January 13, 2017