2019 Fellows

Peterson ALCE

Peterson Alce

Peterson ALCE is from Cap-Haitian, Haiti. He is the founder of Gou Lakay Express, company specialized in the production of chocolate butter. His vision is to put the Haitian cocoa back in the international market. The company acts as a bridge between farmers and final consumers like hotels, restaurants and families.



Edley Daceus is a fashion designer from Les Cayes and founder of EDAS collection. Her products and services extend over several cities and other countries. Edas Collection makes tailor-made clothes for men, women and children and also prepares wedding corteges, costumes, togas, uniforms and more.

Jhonson VILSON


Jhonson is a social entrepreneur and a Business Consultant with over 10 years of experience. He has been accredited with UNDP for the Value Chains Development since 2013. His company SACLEEH SA, is a microcredit institution that provides capital and consulting to startups in Haiti.



Raoul Moliere Amisial studied Business Administration at ENST, and co-founded Niouz (pronounced “news”), a social geolocation news app intended to capture breaking news and tackle fake news. The platform will serve Haitians spread throughout North America and the Caribbean.

Joseph K. JULES


Joseph Kendy JULES is studying Agroeconomics and Rural Development. He is from Jacmel, Haiti and is launching his startup business, Agrigú. The company is a ginger-based product line and also transforms Haitian cooking spices into powder form for a longer shelf life.



Abner Volsaint, from Petit-Goave, co-founder of La Confiserie Soulouquoise, a candy production company with a focus on Dous Makos. Abner was also designated Ambassador Dous Makos by “the National” and nominated as a regional-west finalist of Digicel Entrepreneur of the year 2016.



Polster Antenor is from Petion-Ville Haiti and received his bachelor degree in Business Administration, and a diploma in project management. He is also co-founder of GBP CENTER HT, whose vision is to be the best call center in the Caribbean, by providing exceptional teleservices.



Dr. Edwin Magloire hails from Canapé-Vert, Haiti. He co-founded “Profile Tutoring”, a company involved in training medical students and professionals to become better doctors. Edwin is also involved in building a simulation center in Haiti to give medical professionals proper training and skills.

Makendy SMITH


Makendy SMITH from Port-au-Prince, has been a Shoemaker for 20 years. He is cofounder of MAK PA NOU Creation, a company specialized in manufacturing hand-made sandals. With the mission of capturing the spirit of Haiti, his sandals benefit the country and the people who make them.

Daniella BIEN-AIME


Daniella Bien-Aime, originally from Cap-Haïtien is an accountant and CEO of Miel d’or, a company specialized in the sale and promotion of honey in Haiti. Founded in 2016, her  vision is to distribute the best honey of the country all over the world and thrive in a honey-based cosmetics industry.

Valentine MICHELE


Valentine is from Port-au-Prince and studied agronomy/veterinary studies at State University of Haiti.  As founder of AgroNutriva S.A., she plans to grow the company which contributes to the economic strength of Haiti. AgroNutriva focuses on the transformation of cocoa into refined chocolate.

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