An old Haitian Proverb say, "when women dish out the food, everyone eats" but for many women in Haiti, the paying job needed to purchase food is out of reach.  It is difficult to find work in Haiti especially for women, and it's the little ones who suffer the most when moms are unable to find work and earn a livable wage.

One in ten children in Haiti lives in an orphanage, not because they are orphans, but because their parents cannot afford to feed or care for them.  Leaving a child behind at an orphanage is an agonizing decision but one many parents are forced to make if they want their children to eat even one meal a day. 

Haiti Babi creates jobs, one industrious mom at a time, giving her the ability to provide for her family.  Moms are taught to knit and crochet.  These simple skills provide a pathway to employment making beautiful artisan quality baby blankets and hats.

Your purchase from Haiti Babi directly helps a mom in Haiti care for her children and keep her family together.  ALL sales proceeds go back to Haiti, to the project and to our moms.  No funds are used to pay U.S. based salaries or U.S. administrative expenses of any kind.

 When a woman in Haiti has a job, she not only invests in her children, but also in the local economy, thereby helping to boost the entire community.
A Haiti Babi mom earns more than 3X the average wage.  She can buy food, pay for her children's education and provide a home.
Women of the backbone of the Haitian economy.  Haiti Babi job has an economic multiplier of more than six.  This mean a single job at Haiti Babi helps create and sustain six more local jobs.