L'ecole Fondation de St. Vincent is a Trade schools we've had the privilege to partner with. There, we will offer rural communities in the North, an opportunity to learn hydroponic farming that will provide income for their families. This Trade School also brings services to the rural communities that are currently only available in larger cities, contributing to the growth of rural economies and communities.
Smart Farming can prove to be the key to unlocking sustainability in rural communities. Our Lead agronomist, Atius, manages our community garden In La Rivière Salée. Our hoopring house is seeldling more than 500 trees, including thousands of Trees Oak, Mahogany, Cedar and Mango Trees. Once fully matured, we sell them to Local Contractors or donate them to areas that have been effected by deforestation.
During our visit in Cap’Haitien, we met with Tamara Augistine and her team comprised of young women ages 13 through 26. She owns and operates an agribusiness raising chicken for meat and egg consumption. Together, we will begin our partnership in teaching young girls how to create sustainability through chickencooping.
Agriculture is central to the Haitian economy, employing more than half of the population and serving as the primary source of income in rural areas.