Haiti Small Business Ideas - I Need Your Input...

QUESTION - What type of small business would you start in Haiti right now? Start-up cost must be USD $500 or less, and it has to be so simple that anyone can manage it...

Haiti Small Business Ideas
Haiti Small Business Ideas

Reason: Lots of people in Haiti need a JOB... So why not help them and help ourselves in the process?

In Haiti, there are A LOT of people doing NOTHING... Every day... So why don't we start thinking of ways to hire family and friends to work for us instead of handing them a fish (give/transfer money) every time they need it?

Coming to Haiti, I realize that there are quite a few people around me who are just sitting there doing nothing. I don't want to give them money to spend... That's a bad habit...

Instead, I would like to give them something to do, something small, something with a very low start-up cost but with a decent profit margin.

Each person has to be able to give back the capital investment and a share of the profits. After all this is an investment and NOT a gift. I also need to use that same capital, and the Return on Investment (ROI), to help more people.

Think about it, if you can go into partnership with someone in Haiti, if you help them succeed, you can use the same money over and over again to train more people and start more small businesses....

SO... What kind of business can you think of that you can start in Haiti for $500 U.S. or less that you could hire someone to run for you for a share of the profits?

Come on... Help me think... :

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Dann says...

I have some ideas, good Ideas i believe.

However I need to know more before revealing them. What do you plan to do with those Ideas for small Businesses?

Do you have any potential financial backers?

Do you have a goal or a plan?

What do you see as your role in this activity?

Will it be part time or full time for

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Gerry Marshall says...

I recently returned from Haiti and one of many things that can be started for a small amount of money, surprisingly is road repair.

Not the big scale stuff, but the little maintenance stuff like fixing potholes.

This would be a startup sponsored through the mayors office in each town. The process involves a team of three laborers, one to collect a city authorized fee from each vehicle passing by the repair site. The other two would do the the work.

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Daniella says...

Just stumbled upon this article for my research.

Did you find an accountant in Haiti, yet?

I have one that I can recommend.

I've known him for over

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Schneider Civil says...

Please give me a call at

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Philocles Desir says...

I would like to implant a small business to help others could you help

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Marie Josette Calixte Mba says...

I wrote an eBook that you can buy from my website 1haitian1project.com using paypal.

I outline - in the eBook - a business you can start from scratch with sales from day one. It is a canteen.

A canteen is a cafeteria.

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Tony Braswell says...

WellWe have branched out in Haiti and Have created 5 jobs there - we have commented to create 10 by the year end of 2017. Its a beautiful

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Dena Flege says...

I would like to know more about the type of help you are looking for, very interested in investing in Haiti and living

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Rhondayes says...

What a stupid unhelpful bitch.

This is why you're a failure in your

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Rhondayes says...

The information is important, but the need to add negative thought was unnecessary.

You're helping and making a profit off these people.

Keep your privilege positive.

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