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The Haitian Home Town Association Resource Group (HHTARG) to raise $1 million (USD) that will bring relief to those affected by Hurricane Matthew

The Haitian Home Town Association Resource Group (HHTARG) launches the 2016 Sustainable Haiti Relief Fund on October 4, 2016. New York, NY—October 4, 2016 Hurricane Matthew made landfall in the southeast coast of Haiti as a category 4, ripping through at 140 ...

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New Research Program to Shed Light on Role of Diaspora Investments in Haiti’s Development

New Research Program to Shed Light on Role of Diaspora Investments in Haiti’s Development

French and Kreyol below New York, October 10, 2014 –: The Haitian Hometown Associations Resource Group (HHTARG) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Haitian Diaspora Investment and Engagement Research Program. This program is a collaborative effort between the ...

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Zafèn and Kiva Join Forces to Increase Loans to Haitian Entrepreneurs

Zafèn and Kiva Join Forces to Increase Loans to Haitian Entrepreneurs

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, June 19, 2014 – Zafèn is pleased to announce a partnership with Kiva.org, the world’s largest crowd-funding platform connecting people through lending to alleviate poverty. Zafèn has become Kiva’s first Haiti-based field partner supporting the Small Growing Business (SGBs) ...

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America Loves Haitian Coffee

America Loves Haitian Coffee

Meaningful employment is what farmers want. Roasting coffee adds value + direct access to markets = more money for farmers. Haitian Hometown Associations Resource Group is partnering with Singing Rooster — a champion of Haitian coffee farmers. Together, we have ...

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‘Investing in Haitian Progress’ conference attracts over 200 attendees at Columbia University in NY

March 19, 2013: With a capacity crowd of approximately 250 attendees, the Investing in Haitian Progress conference on Saturday March 16, 2013 at Columbia University in New York was a definite success. “Attending the Investing in Haitian Progress conference was ...

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HHTARG shares success of TransfeAyiti Social Media Campaign

HHTARG  shares success of TransfeAyiti Social Media Campaign

New York, February 13, 2014 – The Haitian Hometown Associations Resource Group (HHTARG) is pleased to share the results of a successful Transfe Ayiti Social Media Campaign over the past 2 months. With more than 15 Radio and Television interviews, a ...

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Zafèn, Crowdfunding Platform for Haitian Entrepreneurs, announces Winner of Prosperity Contest

Zafèn, Crowdfunding Platform for Haitian Entrepreneurs, announces Winner of Prosperity Contest

Port-au-Prince, 12 February 2014—Djennie (Jane) Dorvilier of Montreal, Canada is the winner of the “It’s Our Business to Unleash Haiti’s Prosperity” contest.  Launched by Zafèn, a crowdfunding platform that strengthens collaboration between entrepreneurs in Haiti, the Haitian Diaspora and everyone interested ...

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Zafèn Tops the Million Dollar Mark on Second Anniversary

May 8, 2012 Port-au-Prince—Zafèn, a crowd-sourced funding opportunity for small growing businesses (SGBs) in Haiti, has surpassed the $1 million threshold as it commemorates its second year of empowering entrepreneurs and supporting social projects in this economically promising nation. Evidence ...

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Lauds Katleen Felix’s Work with Zafèn

At the Second Annual Global Diaspora Forum held in Loy Henderson Auditorium in Washington, DC, on July 25, 2012, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had high praise for Fonkoze Diaspora Liaison Katleen Felix and her work with our Zafèn ...

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RG’s own Katleen Felix in recognized by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

“Now, this story can be and is being replicated in country after country. For instance, we haveKatleen Felix here today. She helped launch a new microfinance organization to connect members of the Haitian diaspora with access to capital to businesses and ...

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