iciHaiti - RéSACE : Presentation of checks of 10,000 US$ to 30 business projects
30 business projects with a strong social impact led by young students have been selected and will benefit from funding of 10,000 US dollars each and personalized technical support.
During his speech, the Chargé d'Affaires welcomed the initiative and insisted on the relevance of promoting the inclusion of young people in Haiti in the economic sector and boosting their employability through entrepreneurship while reiterating the Swiss support in this process.
Let's recall that the RéSACE is carried by the Agence de la Francophonie (AUF - Caribbean) with the support of the Swiss Embassy in Haiti and other partners. Out of 600 files submitted as part of the program, 150 were selected and benefited from an incubation workshop https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-36303-haiti-economy-support-for-business-creation-2nd-cohort-list-of-beneficiaries.html .
RéSACE has a fund of more than 800,000 US dollars. The Swiss Embassy in Haiti will contribute $328,000; the AUF granted 309,000 dollars; the BRH for its part will have 100,000 dollars, the Fokal and the Sogebank Foundation will each contribute up to 40,000 dollars.
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