SolKomYo’s 6-Year Impact from August 2012 to August 2018:
Access to technologies
through the MicroConsignment Model
SolKomYo trains MicroConsignment Model microentrepreneurs to sell life-improving technologies throughout the northeast of Haiti. The sales of the technologies support the microentrepreneur and their local organization. Read more about our access to technologies updates here.
Net Economic Impact – These are the net savings that beneficiaries have accumulated from their purchase of a life-changing technology, such as a solar lamp, water filter, or cookstove.
People Directly Impacted
Life-changing technology solutions, such as solar lamps, water filters, or cookstoves, purchased by community members
Entrepreneurs trained to provide access to life-improving technologies through the MicroConsignment Model
Local organizations earning revenue from technology sales
FOCOPI & Access to finance
FOCOPI is the Community Fund for Prevention and Investment, which is an innovative model that provides access to finance solutions through a comprehensive financial literacy course and self-financed community-savings banks. Read more about our access to finance updates here.
SolKomYo Team members form a self-financed community bank in the rural town of Cotelette in Saint Suzanne.
Total cumulative credit disbursements in FOCOPI
FOCOPI loans used to invest in small businesses and farming
Empowerment for textile workers
SolKomYo empowers textile workers through a comprehensive financial literacy course and trainer of the trainer program. Read more about our textile worker updates here.
Textile workers graduated from the Financial Literacy program
SolKomYo empowers youth to be leaders in their communities and raise awareness about issues pertinent to Ouanaminthe, Haiti. One group made bracelets out of recycled plastic bottles to address waste. Read more about our youth empowerment updates here.
Youth teams created around agriculture, waste management, and leadership
Generated from bracelet sales made from recycled plastic bottles
Plastic water bottles recycled from the youth bracelet initiative
SolKomYo provides SolKomYo’s capacity-building and climate-smart agricultural workshops to farmers throughout the northeast of Haiti. Past projects include a goat-breeding project, peanut production on hillside plots, and planting agro-ecological farms. Read more about our agriculture updates here.
Individuals benefiting from agriculture projects
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