Ti Machann Haiti

Ti Machann : The micro-business men and women of Haiti

Ti Machann : The micro-business men and women of Haiti

Haitians in general have a business mentality but they often lack the finances to start a decent business. So they start small, very small... A Ti Machann is in Haiti is the micro of micro-business owners.

Does the business of a Haitian ti Machann every really grow?

A ti machann in Haiti does not have a big inventory, she buy and sells her inventory. Often she consumes the profits and buys again with the "manman lajan" (the principal).

Haiti - Business : The Employee vs the Haiti - Business : The Employee vs the "Ti Machann"

Take a good look at this photo, one Haitian ti Machann has a blue mat on the floor selling tomatoes, the other ti Machann has more like a mobile business setup in a wheelbarrow. In it you will find all your cooking products like butter, tomato paste, condensed milk, sardines, ketchup, spaghetti, and a few spices.

Haitians lack respect for small business men and women who provide the services they need everyday Haitians lack respect for small business men and women who provide the services they need everyday

It's not much but it's better than staying at home doing nothing in a country that has almost nothing to offer its citizens.

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