An entrepreneurship program of the Georgia Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization

The BEL Initiative 2020-2021 Fellowship program is made possible through a collaboration between the Georgia Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce Inc., the U.S. Embassy in Haiti, the University of Iowa Institute for International Business, and The Association of Sa Se Biznis Pam


About BEL Fellowship Program

The BEL Initiative Fellowship is an entrepreneurship program of the Georgia Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce that provides entrepreneurship education, mentorship, access, and exposure to entrepreneurs from Haiti by hosting them in the United States for the summer.


During the program, selected fellows are exposed to opportunities to improve their business acumen, refine existing ideas, and connect to resources. After the program, fellows return to Haiti committed to implement attained knowledge, resources, and solutions to their businesses and local communities. Our mission is to provide entrepreneurship education and connect Haiti-based entrepreneurs to resources. Our vision is that Haiti is a developed nation in our lifetime.


BEL 2019 Program Recap!

This summer, 11 entrepreneurs from Haiti participated as the 2019 Cohort of the BEL Initiative, an entrepreneurial program of the Georgia Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc (GAHCCI). The program which stands for Business, Entrepreneurship and Leadership exist to provide education, mentorship, access and

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