Build Change created over 5,100 Jobs in Haiti!


During the last year we delivered extensive technical and business training to builders, engineers and small business owners in Haiti. With our training in earthquake-resistant construction, Haitian builders can compete effectively for reconstruction jobs. Small block-making business owners improved the quality of their building materials and their business skills, resulting in increased sales and production levels. Since 2010, Build Change created over 5,100 desperately needed jobs for Haitians.


Nicolas Chevelon: "Before, I struggled to sell my blocks. Now, I can barely keep up with demand."

Nicolas Chevelon learned how to double the strength of his concrete blocks and increased his production and sales from 300 to 2,000 blocks per day. His blocks are in high demand as Haitians are learning that strong blocks make houses more earthquake-resistant. He hired six more staff to keep up with demand. 


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Build Change is an international non-profit social enterprise that designs earthquake-resistant houses in developing countries and trains builders, homeowners, engineers and government officials to build them.  


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