Haiti is a tough place to do business. The impoverished Caribbean nation ranks 181 of 190 countries analyzed by the World Bank. The cookstove business is tough, too. No one has built a profitable cookstove company at scale, even with subsidies. So why would anyone start a business making and selling cleaner cookstoves in Haiti?
In the latest of a series about remarkable companies, Making It speaks to the director
of a Haitian company manufacturing cookstoves that require half the amount of charcoal needed by traditional stoves.