Investing In Capacity
A primary risk to a business model is the high rate of illiteracy; over 90% in rural communities. There are many subsequent impediments such as fear, mistrust, low self-esteem and confidence, deference to powerful leaders, and an overall inability to articulate a vision or believe in a future of self-reliance. FIDA/pcH has developed the most comprehensive three-level adult curriculum in Haiti. Prepared in Kreyòl, it addresses topics that are relative to rural Haitian life and society in terms of being a responsible and contributing citizen.