Haiti http://wrvo.org en Haitian connection integral to upstate couple's business model http://wrvo.org/post/haitian-connection-integral-upstate-couples-business-model <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many new startup companies end up running their new business out of their homes, and that's the case for </span>Stephane<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jean-Baptiste and </span>Yve-Car<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Momperousse<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who live and work in Ithaca, New York.</span></p><p>Their <a href="http://www.kreyolessence.com/" target="_blank">sustaining business model</a> relies heavily on their relationship with the land and people of Haiti.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:12:00 +0000 Innovation Trail 57577 at http://wrvo.org Haitian connection integral to upstate couple's business model Buffalo foundation says solar is no-brainer for rebuilding Haiti http://wrvo.org/post/buffalo-foundation-says-solar-no-brainer-rebuilding-haiti <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>This weekend marked the third anniversary of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated the nation of Haiti. Three years on and the recovery process still has a long way to go, but one organization in western New York has been &nbsp;helping to bring renewable energy to Haitians still living without power.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:59:25 +0000 Kate O'Connell 31888 at http://wrvo.org Buffalo foundation says solar is no-brainer for rebuilding Haiti