Trade Tools for Entrepreneurs in Haiti

by A Self-Help Assistance Program (ASAP)
Vetted
Sep 13, 2012

This is NOT Save the Tools!

ASAP is developing this project to be similar to ‘Tools For Self Reliance’ in the UK.  The difference would be that ASAP’s tools would go to Central America and the Caribbean where their tools go to Africa.  They found it impractical to ship to this area from England and thought a new project set up from the US would make more sense.

The one thing that needs to be made clear is that this is not Save the Tools.  Yes, tools will be refurbished but they will be the means to the end.  In fact, some tools will be brand new.  But the reason for the project is to give people a chance to change their lives.  A person with skills requires the tools to make use of those skills.  These tools will enable an already skilled artisan to use his or her skills to support a family.  One goes from unemployed to self-employed.  

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A Self-Help Assistance Program (ASAP)

Location: Peachtree City, GA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.asapempowers.org
Project Leader:
Tom Arsenault
Peachtree City, GA United States

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