The Marketgrace is excited to partner with Haiti Design Co! Founded in 2014, Haiti Design Co's goal is to bring about sustainable development through design, training, and job creation. By following the mantra, "Men anpil, chay pa lou" -- "Many hands make the load light", Haiti Design Co utilizes commonalities between the designer, maker and consumer to help lighten each other's load and bring about lasting, positive impact in the country of Haiti.
This sustainability is achieved through collaboration between makers in America and makers in Haiti, sharing skills and creating products with a meaningful impact.
After those products are created, you the consumer are provided the opportunity to use your purchasing power for good in the world.
Each purchase allows for additional development of craftsmen skills through programs like the Artisan Incubator Program and the Banana Leaf Initiative. These programs help to create leaders in Haitian communities who can provide for their families and contribute to the well-being of their environments.