SWITCH S.A.

Sector

 

Corridor
Port-au-Prince


Grant Amount
$200,000

 

Business

Efficient propane cooking stove system

About

SWITCH sells efficient stove kits (stove, connectors, propane fuel tank) to members of the Haitian Diaspora who purchase them for family members in Haiti. SWITCH has invested in a business model that allows for payment abroad (Haiti PAY), harnessing remittances. The company also provides training to customers who are new to cooking with propane.

Grant Funds

SWITCH S.A. received a LEAD grant to set up operations to manufacture 22,000 stoves a year.

Jobs Created

Sales, office administration, technical support, factory workers, and welders